Passion fruit is native to the subtropical regions of South America, and it is a part of the local culinary tradition throughout the continent. Using it brings the flavor of South America home and lends authenticity to any menu of South American specialties.
This sweet but tart fruit salad dressing complements many different combos of greens, and it's quick to make in the blender. Try it with a strawberry spinach salad or with a pear and blue cheese salad.
Passion fruit is an intriguing and mysterious fruit that has a surprising number of health and medicinal benefits for those fruit lovers who add it to their diet. These benefits include passion fruit’s ability to prevent cancerous growth, enhance digestion power, boost immune function, improve eyesight and skin health, regulate fluid balance in the body, lower blood pressure, boost circulation, and improve bone mineral density. Furthermore, it reduces signs of premature aging, lessens inflammation, improves sleeping habits, and eliminates asthma.