Fruits and Vegetables

GRAPEFRUIT

INFO

Appearance: Looks like an orange with a flat bottom, yellow-ish skin, and pink flesh

Availability: December through March

Look for: Plump, smooth and thin skin, dense

How to Prepare: Rinse the outer skin. Cut through the stem and cut into slices like you would an orange or cut in half horizontally and scoop out with a spoon.  

How to Store: Store at room temperature if you plan to enjoy the fruit soon. To enjoy later, store in the crisper in the refrigerator.  

Fun Fact: Grapefruits grow in clusters like grapes, that is where they got the name “Grapefruit”.

Nutrition Fact: Grapefruits are high in vitamin A and C, which helps your immune system 

Recipes

Citrus Salad