Passion fruit comes in shades of pale-pink, red and lavender. Inside, the fruit has intensely aromatic yellow-green pulp wrapped around crisp seeds. The passion fruit wrinkles as it ripens.

Use a sharp knife to cut fruit in half lengthwise. Scoop out the contents.

Eat fresh or strain pulp and seeds through a strainer or cheesecloth for juice.

Passion fruit nicely tops ice cream and yogurt in all its forms: frozen, plain, flavored or Greek. It can add a luscious taste to sauces, souffles, desserts and juices. Its juice adds an exotic flair to papayas and apples.

Passion fruit grown in Florida are generally larger with a softer skin.

Passionfruit has a great aroma and exotic taste makes, it a fruit to get passionate about. Can't wait to enjoy it? Put a straw in it.

Passion Fruit, raw

Serving Size: 1 fruit, 18g

Calories 17
Total Carbohydrate 4.2 g
---Sugars 2 g
---Dietary fiber 1.9 g
Total Fat 0.1 g
---Saturated fat 0g
---Polyunsaturated fat .1g
---Monounsaturated fat 0g
Protein .4 g
Sodium 5mg
Potassium 63mg
Cholesterol 0mg

Nutrient values and weights are for edible portion. Percentages are relative to U.S. recommendation for adults.
Source: USDA Nutrient Database

Passion Fruit

Taste: Rich and luscious taste that's refreshing with a slight sweet and sour floral flavor.
Selection: Choose fruit that is heavy for its size.
Ripening: Wrinkled fruit is ready to eat.
Ethylene Production and Sensitivity: High
Shelf Life: 14 days
Brooks Availability: Mostly year-round
Brooks Origin: South Florida
Storage: 42° - 50°F
Humidity: 85% - 95%

HOW TO CUT PASSION FRUIT

PASSION FRUIT RECIPES

Flower of
the Passion
Fruit's vine