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What are Magenta Dragon Fruits?

You can find the freshest Magenta Dragon Fruits in Heinen’s Produce Department. Check out what’s in season by clicking here.

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  • Characterized by its eye-catching magenta flesh with miniscule black seeds and bright green spiked skin
  • Flavor resembles a cross between kiwi, pear and pineapple, and the texture of the flesh is similar to a kiwi or melon with more graininess.
  • Look for fruit with hot pink skin that is free of soft spots or mold. Once ripe, it will give slightly to gentle pressure.
  • To ripen, leave at room temperature for one to two days. Refrigerate ripe fruit in a crisper drawer for up to three or four days.
  • To prepare, cut the fruit in half, then use a spoon to separate the interior flesh from the skin. Discard of the skin as it is not edible.
  • Eat out of hand or add to salads, pastries, beverages, smoothies, sherbets, sorbets and juices
  • Best served cold for maximum flavor.
Magenta Dragon Fruit
Fresh ripe Dragon fruit. Hylocereus, Cactaceae family. Pitahaya (Pitaya roja). Selective focus 1137178757

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