While these berries may look small, they boast great nutritional value. A great source of vitamin E, vitamin A, vitamin P, and the B-complex vitamins B1, B6, and B12. By eating only 3 ounces of this power fruit, you’ll meet 37 percent of your daily required vitamin A, 13 percent of your required niacin, 18 percent of your recommended vitamin C, and 39 percent of your vitamin D requirement. .
Pichuberries grow inside husks that assimilate small lanterns, as tomatillos do. Native to Peru, the Pichuberry is being grown here in Arizona. In fact, the company is in collaboration with the University of Arizona, doing research on the crop. Pichuberries are great in a variety of recipes from sweet to savory. In fact, you may have already enjoyed Los Muertos Pichuberry Salsa or Iconic Cocktail’s Pichuberry mixer.
Carolina shares one of her favorite dinner recipes using this superfood. Say hi to her Saturdays at the market and discover more recipes she’s cooking up at home.
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