Guava

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Nutritional Information
Excellent source of vitamin C and fiber. Good source of vitamin A, folate and potassium.

What To Look For
Soft, pale yellow skins with pink flesh. Sweet aroma. Smaller ones are best. Choose those that give to gentle palm pressure but that have not yet begun to show spots.

Easy Storage and Preparation
Store at room temperature or refrigerate. Use within a day or two. Refrigerate ripe fruit in a plastic or paper bag for up to a week. Guavas are very delicate — handle with care. Cut in half and remove flesh with a spoon. The seeds are edible.

Best Uses
Raw: use for dessert sauces, juice, sorbets. Good with a spritz of lime juice. Cooked: use for jam.



Other Fruits

 Apricots
Asian Pears
Blackberries
Cantaloupe
Casaba Melon
Cherries 
Crenshaw Melon
Currants
Figs
Gooseberries
Grapes
Guava
Honeydew Melon
Huckleberries
Lychee Nut
Mangoes
Nectarines
Papayas
Peaches
Plums
Raspberries
Strawberries
Watermelon
see also: Summer Vegetable Guide
Fall Vegetable Guide | Fall Fruit Guide
Winter Vegetable Guide | Winter Fruit Guide
Spring Vegetable Guide | Spring Fruit Guide
 
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