Apricot

apricot

Apricots are less juicy as peaches and nectarines and can be consumed, therefore, mostly without problems. Ripe apricots taste very sweet and have a mealy-soft flesh. When shopping you will recognize ripe apricots to the fact that the flesh of the fruit yields to pressure easily.

Calories and ingredients

Apricots are one of the most nutritious fruits ever: In apricots are Vitamin A, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B2 and Vitamin C as well as potassium, calcium and phosphorus are stuck. Due to their valuable ingredients, the sweet fruits have a positive impact on our hair and our nails, and also strengthen our immune system. In addition, apricots are good for the line, because 100 grams of bring it down to only 40 calories. Care should be exercised, however, with dried apricots, the beat with 240 calories per 100 grams to beech. However, dried apricots contain significantly more nutrients than fresh fruit.

Recipe: Apricot Chutney

1 kg apricots, remove the pit and cut into small pieces. Subsequently, 250 grams of onions, remove seeds, finely chop, and two chili peppers and cut into thin strips. After that, apricots, onions, and chili peppers in a saucepan. 400 grams of sugar, 1 teaspoon of salt and 200 milliliters of white wine vinegar and the mass in the open pot for an hour, bring to the boil. Stirring occasionally. After an hour, the Chutney in hot sterilized jars and fill the jars tightly.