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Fuyu Persimmon

Produce-Pick

Nutritional Benefits

Persimmons are cholesterol free and an excellent source of fiber, vitamins A and C, and manganese.

How to Store

Store at room temperature and use within 2 months.

How to Select

Look for fruits yellow to orange in color without bruises, cuts or abrasions.

How to Use Persimmons

Fuyu persimmons are often used as a substitute with apples and pears, as their texture is crisp yet tender, and sweet. Fuyus are considered the most versatile persimmon because of their ability to be used both when just ripe and when fully ripe. They can be eaten fresh out of hand or added to cold appetizers, salsas, and salads. They can be sliced and used as a topping for pizza, pies, tarts, yogurt, and toast.

Berry & Persimmon Salad

Servings: 6    Preparation Time: 10 Min     Calories/serving: 166

Ingredients:

  • 1 ½ cups strawberries, quartered
  • 1 cup blueberries
  • 1 cup raspberries
  • 1 ½ cups strawberries, quartered
  • 1 cup blueberries
  • 1 cup raspberries

 Directions:

  1. Mix all ingredients together and allow to marinate for 30 minutes.
  2. Serve in a cold glass.

* Chiffonade is a cooking technique that produces long, thin ribbons, usually of herbs or greens. The leaves are usually stacked, rolled, and sliced in the direction of the roll.

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