Dried apricots contain a strong sweet-sour flavour and are high in fibre. They create an outstanding substitute for clean apricots out of season.
A ripe apricot contains a mellow taste, sweet with a hint of acid, but usually not extremely acidic.
It is rich in normal sugar, calcium, vitamin C, vitamin B complex, riboflavin, vitamin A and niacin.
One cup of dried apricots provides 94% of your body's daily need for Vitamin A and 19% of its iron. Dried apricots also contain potassium and antioxidants and have been known to lower cholesterol and improve digestion. Dried apricots are fat-free, low in calories & high in flavor!
STORAGE & USES
Ripen apricots can be store in the refrigerator and unripe apricots can be stored at room temperature.