This is a list of fruits and vegetables with a high water content. These foods have 90% of water content and more. Some can be enjoyed on a salad.
Originating from West Africa. Commonly found in tropical and sub-tropical climates. It cultivated worldwide in various ways.
Commonly used to celebrate Fall harvests, Halloween and Christmas. Grown in marsh environments can be seen in the garden as early as late August.
It’s the lettuce in your hamburgers and fast food salads. Iceberg lettuce is a crunchy, pale green vegetable that grows in a head from the ground.
Some people like slicing up this vegetable in water to drink. They are prepared in many ways for eating like sliced, seedless or pickled.
Originating from Barbados, the grapefruit is a citrus fruit that’s can be bitter or semi-sweet. It depends on which one you choose. A favourite for people looking to be more healthy but problematic for people on medication.
A fast food stable found on pizzas, in hamburgers or made into ketchup, the tomato is a popular food. The plant originated from South America and the name comes from an Aztec language Nahuatl, tomatl (xitomatl) which means “plump fruit with a navel.”
The berry that makes a sweet dessert. The strawberry bright red, juicy with a nice aroma. Grows on the summertime and originated from Europe in the late 1800s in Brittany, France.
Cantaloupe like other melons have a high water content count around 90%. It’s a medium orange with a lot of nutrients. It’s known as a muskmelon and the netting over the rind.
Radishes are edible root vegetables often eaten in salads. The crunchy vegetable has a light taste and can be juicy. This vegetable can grow in the wintertime as a catch crop.
Zucchinis are courgette vegetables that are usually made into a bread. It’s a summer squash that can grow at least a meter long. Another name for the zucchini is marrow; in Britain and Ireland refer to it by that name.
The celery is harvested since the age of Antiquity. It’s a light green marshland vegetable with a loud crunch when bitten into.
This vegetable comes in multiple colours like red, orange, yellow, green and dark purple. The rarer colours are brown, lavender and white. These are also known as a sweet pepper. Can be stuffed, used a topping for a pizza or in a frittata.