Nectarines

Nutritional Information
Good source of vitamin C.

What To Look For
Fruit should be plump with a sweet aroma. Avoid hard or shriveled fruit; also avoid green fruit. The skin should be smooth.

Easy Storage and Preparation
Will keep at room temperature for a few days, or longer in the refrigerator.

Best Uses
Raw (best at room temperature): cereal topping, salads, salsas, smoothies, and sorbets.
Cooked: jams and tarts. Good with poultry.

Recipes
Summer Fruit Salad
Nectarine Jam
Nectarine Smoothie



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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Learn more about the benefits of summer fruits.
Fruits star in these seasonal recipes.

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