What Foods Are in the Vegetable Group?

tomatoesAny vegetable or 100% vegetable juice counts as a member of the Vegetable Group. Vegetables may be raw or cooked; fresh, frozen, canned, or dried/dehydrated; and may be whole, cut-up, or mashed.

Vegetables are organized into 5 subgroups, based on their nutrient content.

Key Consumer Message

Make half your plate fruits and vegetables.

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Commonly eaten vegetables in each subgroup

* For more information on Beans and Peas, see Beans and Peas Are Unique Foods.