DEY CALL ME Tangelo...




Know Your Tangelo
The Tangelo is a variety of citrus fruit that grows in Jamaica. It was discovered growing in the wild over 70 years ago. It is an offspring of the tangerine, grapefruit and seville orange. Donít be mislead by their appearance. You will love their sweet tangy flavor. tangelos are easy to peel and may be eaten like a tangerine, or they may be cut in half and eaten like a grapefruit.

The fresh flavor of the tangelo is delicious adding a subtle tang to both sweet and savory combinations. They are easy to peel, with generous sized segments; it is exceedingly juicy.

The simplest way to serve tangelos is to halve by cutting across, loosening the segments, and serve. This is a delicious breakfast dish. tangelos squeeze easily for refreshing drinks. tangelos come in all sizes and many varieties of color from green to greenish yellow, to yellow, and some even orange. They are only harvested and sent to market after they have ripened on the tree, so what is found in the store is always ripe fruit even though the skin may be green. Inside is always orange to deep orange in color, and although the early season fruit in December and January is slightly more tangy than the later season fruit, they are all sweet and juicy.


Tangelo Fruit Nutrition Facts.
Average nutritional values for 1 medium
tangelo (84g)
Calories 35
Carbohydrates 10g
Fat 0g
Protein 1g
Fiber 0g


Tangaroo Fruit Recipes
TANGAROO CHICKEN
3/4 cup white flour
1/2 cup cornmeal
1/2 cup whole wheat flour
3 tsp baking powder
1/2 cup oil
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup kiwi fruit, peeled and chopped
2 eggs
1/2 cup milk

Sift white flour and baking powder into a bowl. Add cornmeal, whole wheat flour and sugar. In another bowl beat eggs, oil and milk. Gently stir kiwi fruit into wet mixture. Add dry mix to wet mix and stir until just combined. Spoon into muffin tins and bake at 400 degrees for 15 to 20 minutes. Makes 12 muffins.


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