Breakfast The Best Summer Fruits to Keep Around  

Chef Jen
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List Rules List only includes fruits that naturally ripen in the summer.

The best summer fruits to keep around are those that are at their peak of flavor. The summer months are a bonanza for fruit-lovers, with several different tasty treats in season. This list includes some of the greatest summer fruits to have on hand for making delicious fruit salads, smoothies, or for just snacking. Be sure to vote for your favorite summer fruit (and of course, vote down any fruits you simply don't like).

Knowing which summer fruits are in season can make a big difference in your grocery bill. Buying fruit in season virtually guarantees that you'll get a lower price, and as a bonus, the fruit will likely be packed with flavor. Eating fruit is always a great diet choice year-round, but summertime is the right time to savor the bounty and keep these summer fruits around. Berries, melons and peaches are all excellent choices. Consider combining some great summer fruit offerings with other, year-round fruits, like bananas (lemons and coconut are also almost year-round).

This list includes fruit available during the summer months, but keep in mind that some fruits might not be in season until later in the season (apples and pears are examples). The summer fruits available to you will also vary, depending on where you live. Fortunately for everyone, there are plenty of wonderful summer fruits to go around, so it's time to take advantage!

If you are ever at a party, and someone goes "name some fruits!" you're going to be real glad you took a peek at list summer fruits list. While the weather's still warm, also check out this list of the most delicious summer cocktails.
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Watermelon is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Summer Fruits to Keep Around

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184 46
Strawberries is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Summer Fruits to Keep Around

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189 52
Pineapple is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Summer Fruits to Keep Around

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149 41
Peach is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Summer Fruits to Keep Around

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146 40
Grape is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Summer Fruits to Keep Around

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139 41
Raspberry is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Summer Fruits to Keep Around

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142 44
Cherry is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Summer Fruits to Keep Around

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150 51
Mango is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Summer Fruits to Keep Around

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121 40
Nectarine is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Summer Fruits to Keep Around

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119 39
Cantaloupe is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Summer Fruits to Keep Around

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111 35
Blueberry is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Summer Fruits to Keep Around

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99 29
Banana is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Summer Fruits to Keep Around
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60 9
Orange is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Summer Fruits to Keep Around
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115 42
Blackberry is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Summer Fruits to Keep Around

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118 44
Plum is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Summer Fruits to Keep Around

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101 37
Apple is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Summer Fruits to Keep Around

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97 38
Kiwifruit is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Summer Fruits to Keep Around

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91 44
Honeydew is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Summer Fruits to Keep Around

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82 41
Lime is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Summer Fruits to Keep Around

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79 41
Pear is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Summer Fruits to Keep Around

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71 36
Coconut is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Summer Fruits to Keep Around
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57 30
Avocado is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Summer Fruits to Keep Around
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61 47
Boysenberry is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Summer Fruits to Keep Around

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55 44
Apricot is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Summer Fruits to Keep Around

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49 41
Starfruit is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Summer Fruits to Keep Around
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37 31
Key lime is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Summer Fruits to Keep Around
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51 46
Lychee is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Summer Fruits to Keep Around
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40 41
Grapefruit is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Summer Fruits to Keep Around
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36 37
Dragon Fruit is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Summer Fruits to Keep Around
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35 37
Passion fruit is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Summer Fruits to Keep Around
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21 24
Guava is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Summer Fruits to Keep Around
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38 51
Papaya is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Summer Fruits to Keep Around

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25 38
Casaba Melon is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Summer Fruits to Keep Around
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35 52
Common Fig is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Summer Fruits to Keep Around

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23 39
Plantain is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Summer Fruits to Keep Around
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20 36
Elderberry is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Summer Fruits to Keep Around
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11 48
Morus is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Summer Fruits to Keep Around
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