Learn how to cut dragon fruit with this easy step-by-step guide. Dragon fruit is a colorful tropical fruit that's delicious and nutritious
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How to Cut Dragon Fruit

Learn how to cut dragon fruit quickly and easily with this step-by-step guide. The sweet flesh is delicious and packed full of nutrients. Eat dragon fruit on its own as a simple and refreshing snack or add it to fruit salads, smoothies, desserts and more!
Prep Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: Snack
Cuisine: Asian
Keyword: dragon fruit, how to cut, how to eat
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 139kcal
Author: TipBuzz


  • 2 medium dragon fruits
  • 1 cup mango chunks optional
  • 1 cup pineapple chunks optional


  • Place the dragon fruit on a work surface.
  • Using a sharp knife, cut each one in half lengthwise down the middle.
  • Slide a large table spoon in between the skin and the flesh. Scoop out the flesh onto the work surface.
  • Repeat the previous step for remaining halves.
  • Cut the flesh into cubes or chunks as desired.
  • Serve on its own or combine with optional mango and pineapple in a serving bowl. Enjoy!


  • 1 dragon fruit yields 2 cups of diced fruit.
  • Serving size: 1 cup
  • Cut dragon fruit can be stored in an airtight container in the fridge for up to one day or frozen for up to 3 months.


Calories: 139kcal | Carbohydrates: 32g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Sodium: 31mg | Potassium: 244mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 29g | Vitamin A: 515IU | Vitamin C: 28.3mg | Calcium: 27mg | Iron: 1.2mg