Ugly fruit doesn’t exactly look beautiful in our fruit bowls, but while we display unblemished banana and pears, we should consider what ugly fruit can do for us. Ugly fruit is just as nutritious, sometimes tastes riper, and when you adjust your perceptions, actually looks pretty cool. So next time you think of passing up that lopsided grapefruit at the farmers market or instinctively toss the slightly bruised apple, think about the ugly fruit. If you’re willing to give ugly fruit a try, check out these fruitful recipes.
Have some ugly passion fruit lying around? Make a cocktail. The caipirinha can be sipped at sultry summertime parties or during the cold winter months; its tropical flavors transcend all seasons. We used fresh passion fruit for this cocktail.
For the Passion Fruit Caipirnha recipe, click here.
You can use ugly avocado and ugly fruit in these colorful summer pops. With all the fiber and nutrients hidden in this ice pop, it’s a perfect mini meal to keep your kids happy between lunch and dinner.
For the Sneaky Berry Fruit Pops recipe, click here.