My Apricot Brochure

Apricot Brochure

Apricot Brochure

  1. Classification of Vegetable/Fruit Apricot

    What Group Does this vegetable/ fruit belong to Stone Fruits

    Name 2 Other Fruits That come from the same group Peaches Plums

    2.)Consumer Information

    What are the qualities to look for when purchasing this fruit. Look for fruits with a rich orange color while avoiding those that are pale and yellow

    How Should these fruits be stored before cooking You can place apricots into a sealed container and refrigerate them for up to one week. Be sure that they are ripened first, as they will not ripen in the refrigerated environment.

    What form of these fruits are available in the supermarket fresh and the serving size is 1oz Or 1 Apricot

The Nutrients Found in apricots are vitamin C, copper, dietary fiber, and potassium

  1. These nutrients are important to the body because vitamin C helps your immune system. The potassium is crucial to heart function And fiber helps us sat healthy and maintain a good lifestyle

  2. Preparation Tips

  3. Always use fresh and ripen fruit when making recipes calling for apricots

    This a Great Apricot yogurt recipe

    In a small saucepan, bring 1/4 cup honey, water, and salt to a simmer over medium; stir until honey dissolves, 1 minute. Add apricots. Raise heat to medium-high and simmer, stirring often, until fruit is soft and liquid is syrupy, 10 to 12 minutes (adjust heat if necessary to keep at a constant simmer). Divide compote among seven small glass jars or airtight containers. Refrigerate, uncovered, until cool, 10 minutes. Stir 1 tablespoon honey into each of the containers of yogurt; divide yogurt among jars.