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Master Gardener Journal  


Papaya Recipes



Papaya Ice Cream
  • 1 ripe papaya, peeled, seeded and sliced
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 cup half & half or whipping cream
In a blender or food processor fitted with metal blade, puree papaya and lemon juice. In a medium saucepan combine sugar, beaten eggs and milk. Cook and stir over low heat until the mixture thickens and coats a spoon. Add papaya and half and half. Pour into ice cream canister. Freeze in ice cream maker according to manufacturer's directions.
Makes 1 quart

Papaya Smoothie
  • 1 ripe papaya, peeled, seeded and sliced
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 1/4 cup frozen vanilla yogurt
Blend all ingredients in a blender or food processor until smooth.
Makes 1 serving

Photography: Dick Gross


Maricopa County Master Gardener Volunteer Information
Last Updated July 28, 2003
Author: Lucy K. Bradley, Extension Agent Urban Horticulture, University of Arizona Cooperative Extension, Maricopa County
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