What is a Key Lime?
- Key Lime, also known as Mexican Lime, is a special small lime variety known for its extra-juicy, fragrant flesh and small size. About the size of a ping pong ball, Key Limes have a thin skin that turns yellow as the fruit ripens. They are named after the Florida Keys, where the fruits are a popular ingredient for making classic Key Lime Pie.
How to Eat
- Use as you would regular limes (especially the zest!) for flavoring in drinks, desserts, or for seasoning.
- Great source of vitamin C.
How to Choose
- Choose fruit that feels heavy for its size.
How to Store
- Refrigerate, wrapped in plastic, for up to 1 month.
When are they in season?
Where are they grown?
- Product of U.S.A. and Mexico
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