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Star fruit, or carambola, is available all year long.

Prep & Store

Star fruit does not need to be peeled. Simply rinse under cool water and slice.

Tasty Tip

When sliced, star fruit’s unique shape adds beauty, style, and a sweet, tangy flavor to cocktails, and fruit or vegetable salads. They make a great, edible garnish as well.

Nutrition Notes

Star fruit is an excellent source of vitamin C.

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The information presented in the Food Guide is for informational purposes only and was created by a team of US–registered dietitians and food experts. Consult your doctor, practitioner, and/or pharmacist for any health problem and before using any supplements, making dietary changes, or before making any changes in prescribed medications. Information expires June 2015.

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