Quince

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A fruit that is related to the pear and grown in the Mediterranean, the Middle East and the United States. This fruit resembles a lumpy pear without the neck. The fruit is yellow when ripe with flesh that is various shades of yellow. When raw, the flesh is acidic, hard and not good for eating, but when cooked, it becomes sweet and delicate, providing a pear and apple flavor. The raw flesh will discolor rapidly when cut, so to preserve the raw fruit, immerse with lemon juice and refrigerate. Quince is great for making marmalades, jams, jellies, and candies. Quince paste or candy, with its fruity flavor, is often eaten with cheese, such as it is in Spain when served with Manchego cheese. Quinces will store well, up to 3 months when refrigerated.

USDA Nutrition Facts

Serving Size1 fruit without refuse
Calories57
Protein0g
Total Fat0g
Total Carbohydrates15g
Dietary Fiber1g
Potassium197mg
Sodium4mg
Cholesterol0mg

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