Excellent source of vitamin C and fiber, and a good source of folate.
What to Look For:
The largest citrus fruit, they can be round or pear-shaped. Choose ones that are firm, thin-skinned and feel heavy for their size.
Easy Storage and Preparation:
They will keep at room temperature for several days or a week or more if refrigerated.
Use for juice or add sections to fruit or green salads or fruit salsas. Good with fish.
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.