Cooking with Zespri
Zespri Green and SunGold kiwifruit make bright and delicious additions to many recipes. They work well in spicy salsas, tropical drinks and even in marinades. Here are a few more serving ideas for cooking with this versatile fruit.
Add to yogurt, smoothies, hot and cold cereal. Fan slices of kiwis and serve as a topping for quick breads and pancakes. Include with kebabs for colorful party finger-foods.
Add sliced green and gold kiwifruit to mixed fruit or green salads, pasta and chicken salads. Mash or blend one kiwifruit with your favorite vinaigrette for a fruity twist to salad dressing.
Slice within sandwiches for sweet, juicy tanginess. Toss within sweet and savory salads, pair with jams and nut butters on grainy bread for a scrumptious sandwich.
Blend into soups and create zesty tropical salsas. Kiwis match well with bold flavors for fish, chicken, and Mexican dishes. Substitute within Asian-style recipes that call for fruit and add to cooked entrées, sautés, and stir-fries.
Puree kiwifruit with lemonade and freeze in small cups for a popsicle treat. You can also freeze the mixture in an ice cream maker for a simple and easy sorbet.
Use chopped kiwifruit as a topping for cereal, pancakes or waffles. Or fold chopped kiwifruit into pancake or waffle batter before cooking.
Green and SunGold kiwis can make a bright and healthy splash on fruit and cheese trays.
Slice Green or SunGold kiwi and freeze solid. Dip each slice in chocolate to cover 1/2 to 2/3 of the kiwifruit slice. Return to freezer and freeze until firm.