Chicozapote

Description

Una fruta con un sabor único, la pulpa café suave o la sapodilla sabe un poco como una mezcla entre el azúcar moreno y la zarzaparrilla, por lo tanto, se come principalmente como un postre. La corteza del árbol de chicozapote tiene una sustancia de látex gomoso llamada chicle, la cual ha sido usado como un ingrediente en el chicle de masticar.

Buy It

Choose a smooth fruit with intact skin that has no cracks, bruises or wrinkles. Once ripe, the fruit yields to gentle thumb pressure.

Store It

Mature but unripe fruit should be kept at room temperature for up to 10 days until they are ripe. Ripe fruit should be kept in the refrigerator for up to one week.

Why It's Great

Saturated fat free, cholesterol free, low in sodium, low in fat, and an excellent source of fiber and vitamin C.

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