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All about “Mirabelle Plum”

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The health benefits of Mirabelle plum

Antioxidant

Very rich in beta-carotenes, the mirabelle plum will help to preserve the cells of the skin in particular by slowing down the cellular aging.

Facilitates transit

These are the fibers contained in the mirabelle plum which will facilitate digestion while fighting against constipation .

Low calorie

A fruit with a sweet taste with only about sixty calories per 100g, this is the slimming asset of Mirabelle plum.

Nutritional values ​​of Mirabelle plum

For 100g of mirabelle plum

Water 82.7g
Carbohydrates 12.4 g
Fat 0.2g
Protein 0.72 g
Fibers 2.3 g
Manganese 0.09 mg
Zinc 0.1 mg
Beta carotenes 200 µg
Energy 61.8 kcal
Energy 258.3 kJ

The main nutrients in Mirabelle plum

Fibers

The fibers contained in the mirabelle plum will help good intestinal transit but also facilitate the digestion of fats.

Water

With more than 80% water, the mirabelle plum contributes to the good hydration of your organism. Remember to supplement with 1.5L of drinking water per day.

Beta carotenes

The antioxidant properties of mirabelle plum will help you stay in shape, and in particular help you maintain good eyesight with its interesting provitamin A content.

Using mirabelle plum in the kitchen: some recipe ideas

The taste of mirabelle plum

Mirabelle plum has a delicate taste, both sweet and slightly tart. Its flavor is finer than that of plum.

How to choose the Mirabelle plum well?

It looks like a small , round, yellow plum and weighs around 15g. Its skin must be thin, may have small golden spots signifying that the fruit is well ripe.

If you want to favor a quality mirabelle plum, consider favoring the Lorraine mirabelle plum which is a PGI (Protected Geographical Indication).

How to store mirabelle plum well?

Mirabelle plums keep perfectly for 4 to 5 days in the vegetable drawer of the refrigerator.

How to cook mirabelle plum?

The mirabelle plum can be chewed simply raw, it can also be eaten cooked in the form of compote or pie. It goes particularly well with foie gras, poultry, fish and seafood, but also almonds and honey for desserts.

Little story of the Mirabelle plum

True emblem of Lorraine, the region values ​​this fruit with festivals dedicated to it and even a mirabelle plum.

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