Fruits and Vegetables

LIMES

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Appearance: Small and round, have darker green skin and light green flesh

Availability: Year-round

Look for: Dense and on the softer side; they do not need to be a uniform color.

How to Prepare: Cut through stem and cut into slices. To juice, place in the microwave for 30 seconds or roll them under the palm of your hand to make the juice easier to extract.  

How to Store: Store limes in the crisper in the refrigerator.  

Fun Fact: In the 1800’s limes were used to prevent scurvy among sailors.  

Nutrition Fact: One lime provides 32% of vitamin C needed in a day.