Excellent source of vitamin A and vitamin C. Good source of potassium and fiber.
What To Look For
Should be deep yellow with pink blush: no sign of green. Plump and firm with tender, velvety skin.
Easy Storage and Preparation
Store at room temperature or refrigerate. Use within a day or two. Poach underripe fruit in sugar and water to soften and bring out the flavor.
Raw (best at room temperature): salads, sorbets, and out of hand. Cooked: jams and tarts. Good with meats such as turkey.
Minted Lamb Stew with Apricots