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Kitchen Dictionary: passion fruit

A tropical fruit native to Brazil. The most common variety in the US is egg-shaped and about 3 inches long. When ripe, it has a dimpled, deep-purple skin and a soft golden flesh dotted with tiny edible black seeds. The flavor is sweet-tart. The Passionfruit flower in which the actual Passion fruit originates is an extremely delicate, beautiful flower. Passionfruit is the most widely used name, however, it is also called: Granadilla, Lilikoi in Hawaii, Maracuja in Equador and Brazil, Parcha in Venezuela and Chinola or Parchita in Puerto Rico.

plural: passion fruit


Season: March - September

How to select: Choose large, heavy, firm fruit with a deep-purple color.

How to store: Refrigerate ripe fruit up to 5 days.

Matches well with: Champagne, chocolate, coconut, kiwi, orange, papaya

More Passion Fruit Recipes
Popular Passion Fruit Recipes
Banana Passion Fruit Smoothie
Johnd's Fancy Passion Fruit Mousse
Shrimp, Mango and Avocado Salad W/ Passion Fruit Vinaigrette

Nutrition Facts

Calculated for 1 fruit without refuse
Amount Per Serving %DV
Calories 17
Calories from Fat 1 (6%)
Total Fat 0.1g 0%
Saturated Fat 0.0g 0%
Monounsaturated Fat 0.0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.1g
Trans Fat 0.0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 5mg 0%
Potassium 62mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 4.2g 1%
Dietary Fiber 1.9g 7%
Sugars 1.9g
Protein 0.4g 0%

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