Apricots are a fruit with a pit and orange color. Their flavor ranges from sweet to tart. They are native to China.
Store at room temperature until ripe. Then place in the refrigerator in a plastic bag. They should keep this way for 3–5 days.
Eat whole or cut into pieces after removing pits.
Dried apricots make a high energy snack.
Add raw fruit to smoothies.
Why It's Great
Low fat, saturated fat free, cholesterol free, sodium free, excellent source of vitamin A and vitamine C, good source of potassium and fiber.