dragon fruit

What Does Dragon Fruit Taste Like?

Dragon fruit.. I wonder what does it taste like..

Is it yummy? or Yucky? Read more to find out!

Dragon fruit is that strange-looking item you sometimes see in the produce section of your local supermarket.

Nothing else has a look quite like it.

Pitahaya or dragon fruit

From the outside, It has a tough, bright pink skin with some sharp green scales. Inside, you’ll find soft flesh that can be white, pink, magenta, or red  and brimming with tiny black seeds.

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I wouldn’t be surprised if you’ve never eaten this exotic fruit, but with its wealth of health benefits (from Omega-3s to Vitamin A), you might want to think twice.

Trust me, you should try this!

Dragon fruit has recently gained a lot of popularity in the United States, while being more regularly consumed in Southeast Asia and Latin America.

Do you want to participate in this tasty trend? You’ve arrived at the right channel. 

What is Dragon Fruit?

Dragon fruit, also called to as pitahaya, grows on certain cactus species native to the Americas.  But the fruit has also been cultivated in the United States, Australia, the Caribbean, and Southeast Asia.

What Does Dragon Fruit Taste Like?

Hmm, let me think! Have you tasted it before?

There are numerous ways to describe the flavor of dragon fruit. It’s not a simple task because, as we’ve already said, there is nothing quite like it.

However, the majority of its consumers believe that it tastes somewhat like a combination of kiwi, watermelon, and pear.

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You would assume that because of its incredibly alluring appearance, dragon fruit has a similarly extraordinary flavor profile. However, the truth is quite the opposite.

It has extremely mild flavors, with sweetness being the most noticeable one. Some say its sweetness is like of a watermelon, albeit more subtle.

You may use a spoon to scoop the flesh because it is tender. Its texture is somewhat rough, much like a pear.  Additionally, it has a ton of small black edible seeds with a nice crunch, just like kiwi.

In general, eating a dragon fruit gives a nice tropical and refreshing vibe. Must Try!


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