Shape: It can be pear shaped, egg shaped or spherical. It has a large core from 3 to 5cm in diameter.
Color: Its color varies from green to brown, purple or black. The pulp is yellowish green.
Texture & Flavour: The pulp has a pasty consistence and a subtle, not sweet and distinctive flavor.
Rich in monounsaturated fats, such as those found in olive oil. It is rich in magnesium and potassium, provitamin A and vitamin E.
(per 100 g)
|Calories (g) 136||Carbohydrates (g) 5,9|
|Proteins (g) 1,5||Potassium (mg) 300|
|Iron (mg) 0,7||Water (g) 78,8|
|Lipids (g) 712||Calcium (mg) 16|
|Vitamin B2 (mg) 0,12||Fat acids (g) 2,9|
|Linoleic acid (g) 2,9||Magnesium (mg) 39|
|Retinol (mg) 41||Vitamin B1 (mg) 0,09|
|Sodium (mg) 4||Vegetable fiber (g) 1,8|
How to eat:
It is eaten in fresh or in salads, or as a desert (as a cream with milk and sugar, for example).