The Main Ingredient Of The Dish: Acerola

Acerola is a type of cherry that packs in plenty of vitamins and minerals. It’s high levels of vitamin C make it a superfood, and its tart-sweet flavor makes it an excellent addition to dishes. Here are five dishes where Acerola takes center stage.

1. Acerola Smoothie Bowl: Start your day with a delicious acerola smoothie bowl. Blend up frozen or fresh acerolas, greek yogurt, banana, and honey for a tasty and nourishing breakfast. Top with granola for a crunchy finish!

2. Acerola Salsa: Enjoy a tangy acerola salsa with chips, tacos, or spread on toast. Simply mix together diced acerolas, tomatoes, onion, jalapeno peppers, lime juice and salt for a zesty topping!

3. Acerola Jam: Spread some homemade acerola jam on toast or use it in baking recipes. Boil together acerolas, sugar, and lemon juice until the fruits are soft. Let cool before serving or storing in the fridge.

4. Acerola Salad: Add a zesty twist to your salads with acerolas! Toss together diced cucumber, feta cheese, and diced acerola along with olive oil and balsamic vinegar for a refreshing salad.

5. Acerola-Chocolate Cake: Satisfy your sweet tooth with this tasty acerola-chocolate cake! Mix together melted chocolate, flour, eggs, butter and mashed up acerolas to make an indulgent yet healthy dessert. Finish off with some freshly whipped cream.