Nutrition Information for Pluots:
A pluot is a cross between an apricot and a plum. There isn't any official nutritional information for the pluot, but it must be similar in nutritional value to it's parents. Pluots should be great source of vitamin C, vitamin A and fiber.
Great for Kids:
Pluots are juicy and very sweet which makes them an easy fruit for kids to love. They're sometimes called "dinosaur eggs" because they're egg-shaped with a pinkish red mottled appearance. Try serving pluot chunks as an after-school snack, or with yogurt or low-fat ice cream.
- Choose plump, firm, red to pink colored pluots. Avoid green un-ripened pluots.
- Pluots can be stored in the refrigerator once they ripen fully.
- Use them in place of plums or apricots in your favorite recipes.
- Pluots can be served raw or cooked.
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