Results for - Common Nightshades

1,929 voters participated in this survey

1. Do you like nightshades (or do you eat them)?

Yes, they are among my favorite vegetables
15%
287 votes
I eat them, but I do not prefer them over any other vegetables
6%
121 votes
I like them( or used to like them), but I cannot tolerate them due to an illness/allergy
2%
41 votes
No, I do not like any of them
7%
139 votes
Some I like, and others I dislike
9%
177 votes
What are nightshade vegetables?
57%
1,102 votes
Whether I like them depends on how they are cooked/prepared
6%
116 votes

2. Which of these nightshade varieties have you ever eaten(or used as a supplement/herbal remedy)?

Tomato
53%
1,020 votes
Tomatillo
11%
210 votes
Eggplant
33%
635 votes
Potato (not including sweet potato)
51%
992 votes
Goji berry/wolfberry
10%
185 votes
Peppers (includes sweet, bell peppers, and spicy varieties of peppers)
47%
897 votes
Cape gooseberry/ground cherry
5%
103 votes
Paprika (spice)
36%
693 votes
Pimentos
21%
401 votes
Ashwagandha
2%
33 votes
All of the above
3%
50 votes
Nona or N/A
35%
666 votes

3. Which is your favorite nightshade?

Potatoes
25%
474 votes
Ashwagandha
1%
15 votes
Tomatoes
19%
366 votes
Bell peppers or sweet peppers
7%
141 votes
Hot peppers
3%
60 votes
Paprika
1%
19 votes
Pimentos
1%
10 votes
Goji berries/wolfberries
1%
19 votes
Eggplant
4%
73 votes
Cape gooseberry
1%
14 votes
Pepinos
0%
6 votes
Tomatillos
1%
11 votes
N/A - I do not eat nightshades
18%
354 votes
I do not have a favorite/do not care for any of them in particular
6%
125 votes
I can't decide
12%
231 votes
Other (please specify)
1%
11 votes

4. How do you prefer to eat/cook with nightshades?

Cooking them as a main dish, such as sauteeing, frying, or grilling eggplant, tomatoes, etc.
25%
476 votes
Using them as spices or seasonings to enhance flavor (paprika, cayenne pepper, chili peppers)
15%
296 votes
Making stuffed bell peppers
11%
214 votes
Using potatoes for potato salad, baked potatoes, french fries, hash browns, mashed potatoes, etc.
28%
547 votes
Using tomatoes for pasta, salads, sauces, or condiments/ketchup etc.
21%
402 votes
N/A - I do not eat/cook with nightshades
19%
365 votes
All of the above
13%
251 votes
No preference/Unsure
19%
368 votes
Other (please specify)
1%
13 votes

5. Did you know the above foods were all nightshades?

Yes
11%
204 votes
No
43%
829 votes
I might've known, but I never thought about it/Unsure
7%
133 votes
I never heard of the name "nightshades" before
18%
340 votes
I knew of only some of them
6%
117 votes
N/A or I don't care
16%
306 votes
05/30/2015 Food & Drink 1929 27 By: GossamerDoll

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