Apricots are small, golden orange fruits with velvety skin and flesh. They are not too juicy, but definitely smooth and sweet. These beautifully orange-colored fruits are full of beta-carotene. They have a distinctive flavor, subtle sweetness with a tender texture.
This golden fruit can be sliced into hot or cold cereal in the morning or into chicken dishes. Apricots are succulent with velvety skin and juicy flesh. They are also sweet with a faint tartness and a great source of fiber.
In addition, they are perfect for cakes and a great accompaniment to lamb. To eat at their best, leave them at room temperature to ripen.
Chopped apricots can be added to whole-grain pancakes, while dried diced apricots can be added to chicken or vegetable stews. The addition of fresh apricots can enhance the taste of green salads.