Excellent source of vitamin C and a good source of fiber and folate.
What to Look For:
Look for deep orange-red skin with a prominent neck. They should heavy for their size, free of bruises and brown spots.
Easy Storage and Preparation:
They will keep at room temperature for several days and a week or more if refrigerated.
This mandarin-grapefruit cross is easily peeled, very juicy and rich, but a bit tart. Excellent in fruit and green salads but watch out for seeds.
NOTE: An excellent source contains more than 20 percent of the Daily Value for that nutrient. A good source contains between 10 and 19 percent of the Daily Value.
Source: Copyright © 2000 by Ellen Haas.
From the book "Great Adventures in Food" By Ellen Haas.
Used with permission of St. Martin's Press, LLC.