Sweet, tart, intensely flavored and refreshingly juicy — the passion fruit packs a tropical vibe in its wrinkly purple packaging. When you cut open a passion fruit, you'll find its seeds surrounded by pinky-yellow translucent flesh. Strain out the seeds and add a little sugar to the tangy, flavorful pulp. Pour over vanilla ice cream and you'll see why so many are slaves to this passion.
Passionfruit are high in potassium and vitamins A and C. They are a good source of calcium, phosphorus, iron and niacin and contain trace amounts of thiamine and riboflavin. Passionfruit contain small quantities of carotenes and fiber and offer antioxidant and digestive benefits