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Tainung Papaya

Tainung Papaya

(Carica papaya), Tainung Papaya resembles a football a big, yellowish-green football that can weigh four pounds or more. Inside, the flesh is sweet and reddish-orange with a center cavity filled with slippery black seeds. Tainung are often eaten raw with a squeeze of lime juice and a dusting of chili powder, but their mild flavor is also good in cooked dishes.

Origin: Guatemala.

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