Green Almond

Green almonds are just finding their way onto the scene in many U.S. kitchens. Popular in the Middle East and Europe, green almonds are the unripe and undried version of the common "nut" that we know and love. The part of the that we consume is actually the seed of the fruit, found inside the "shell" (endocarp). They have a fuzzy skin, which encloses a soft "seed" (the almond). At the green state, the almond contains a delicate "jelly" that is lightly sweet and somewhat nutty. Extracting the jelly can be labor intensive, but for many high-end chefs, the end product is well worth it.

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  • Nutrition Info
  • Serving Size: 1 cup
  • Amount per serving
  • Calories: 822
  • Calories from fat:
  • Fat: 70.67g
  • Cholesterol: mg
  • Sodium: 1mg
  • Total Carbs: 30.99g
    • Fiber: 17.4g
    • Sugars: g
  • Protein: 30.34g
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Availability

Handling & Storage

Varieties

Available late April - early May

Also Known As

  • Mandorla
  • Lawz
  • Baadaam

Store green almonds at 35 to 45 degrees.

  • Prunus dulcis

Recipes

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