Ugli Fruit: Natural Food

Ugli fruit is an excellent source of Vitamin C.
Ugli fruit is an excellent source of Vitamin C.

Nutritional Information:

Excellent source of vitamin C and a good source of fiber and folate.

What to Look For:

Look for a thick, bumpy, orange-green skin. They should be heavy for their size and free of bruises and brown spots.

Easy Storage and Preparation:

They will keep at room temperature for up to several days and a week or more if refrigerated.

Best Uses:

Use like you would a grapefruit; their flesh is sweeter and has very few seeds. Great added to fruit or green salads.


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.

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