Excellent source of vitamin C and a good source of fiber and folate.
What to Look For:
Pick ones that are heavy for their size. Its nickname is "Emerald Green" because of its greenish-orange color.
Easy Storage and Preparation:
They will keep at room temperature for several days and a week or more if refrigerated.
Loose skin allows them to be peeled easily. Sweet and seedless, they're great in fruit and green salads and good with poultry.
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.