How to eat dragon fruit – Everything you need to know

how to eat dragon fruit

How does a dragon fruit look like

Before explaining how to eat dragon fruit we have to describe you how does it look like. Dragon fruit has leathery, bright red skin and sweet flesh that is like kiwi kiwi. It is regarded as a cactus, and is high in fiber, vitamin C and B vitamins. So it is very good for our health. You can cut it in half, and eat it with a spoon, but you can also cut it into cubes and grill it. An alternate way to prepare it, is tossing it into a blender with yogurt, and make a smoothie-like drink. If you continue reading you will find a lot more information about this strange fruit and you are also going to see it in video as other food we have in our food category articles.

Where can you find dragon fruit?

So we are ready to explain you how to eat dragon fruit. But wait! We have not answered the hardest question yet! Where can you find dragon fruit? A lot of people claim that the most difficult part of eating dragon fruit is finding it first, depending on where you are located. It is commonly sold in Asian countries, but is less available in the United States and in Europe. If your local grocery store does not sell dragon fruit, you can check Asian markets in your city. Just fo fun we performed a search to Amazon about dragon fruit and we find this search results if you are interested.

A video explanation for the visual guys!

As always we found a video showing you how to eat dragon fruit. It shows how you can open it and then eat it. Take it a look!

Follow the steps and buon appetito!

You can follow the following steps to eat dragon fruit.

  1. Cut it in half. You can use a sharp knife to slice right through it. When you cut it you are going to see bright white flesh that looks like a kiwi inside, with tiny black seeds in it.
  2. Run a spoon along the edges of the dragon fruit’s skin and then scoop underneath to loosen it’s flesh. When it is ripe, it should separate very easy from the skin.
  3. Finally you are ready to eat this strange but very delicius fruit. We suggest to you to eat it cold.

Some recipes to try

In the following video you can see 3 recipes for eating dragon fruit. We suggest you to try them!

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