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Black Sapote

This fruit gets its name from its chocolate colored flesh. Has creamy texture and a sweet-fruity flavor. The large seeds are inedible and need to be removed. Best for out of hand eating.

Alternative Names

Black Persimmon, Chocolate Pudding Fruit, Zapote Negro

Category

Tropical Fruit

Origin

Central America, Mexico

Flavor

Floral, Fruity, Sweet

Texture

Creamy

Prep Methods

Cut/Slice, Mash/Purée

Cooking Method

As Is, Raw

Uses

see categorized dishes

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