Pomelo

Nutrition Information:

Taste:

  • Tart-sweet
  • Mix of orange and grapefruit

Season:

  • Winter

Choose:

  • A fruit that is heavy for its size, a sign that it has a lot of juice inside

Prep:

  • Cut through the thick skin with a sharp chef’s knife to quarter it before peeling

Eat:

  • Juice it
  • Peel off the bitter pith and eat in segments
  • Great with fresh mint in drinks and salads
  • Delicious in Asian dishes
  • Sauteed greens are a perfect counterpoint
  • Blend into a dressing
  • Serve as a topping for fish
  • Make a sweet and spicy salsa

References:

  • Malia, Michelle. “6 Juicy Secrets to Winter Health.” Men’s Health. January/February 2016. 36-37.
  • Moore, Marisa. “Citrus appeal”. Food and Nutrition. January/February 2015. 22-23.
  • “Try it now … pomelos.” Shape. January/February 2016. 94.
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