Watermelon

Nutritional Information
Good source of vitamin A and vitamin C.

What To Look For
Should yield to slight pressure at the stem end. Sweet scent. Skin may be solid green, green-striped or mottled with white. The flesh is crisp and extremely juicy with small, hard, black seeds throughout. Avoid melons that are very soft.

Easy Storage and Preparation
Store at room temperature for 2 to 3 days. Refrigerate after cutting. Remove seeds and skins.

Best Uses
Best at room temperature. Good for breakfast, salads, salsas, smoothies, and sorbets.

Recipes
Mexican Fresh Fruit 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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