What is Dragon Fruit?
Dragon fruit, also called pitaya is in the cactus family and is an oblong fruit with a thick pink/red skin, that can best be described as looking similar to flames, minus the color. The fruit has tufts coming off of the skin, that end in green tips. The inside of the fruit is magenta or white, with many tiny black seeds. The texture and taste are similar to a kiwi, but the flavor is blander. Dragon fruit has become a popular smoothie ingredient in the U.S.