Monday, September 1, 2014

25 Cape Gooseberry or Ground Cherry Recipes

Here's a roundup of the internet's best ground cherry recipes. Ground cherries (also known as cape gooseberries) have a tart, acidic flavor balanced with sweetness. In taste it best resembles a tamarillo, which is unsurprising given that both are in the nightshade family.

When cooking with cape gooseberries, any ground cherry recipe may call for them halved, stewed, or added as a pulp. Experiment with this tangy Andean fruit using the flavor combinations below. 

Flavor Complements
Fruit: Tomato, tree tomato, tomatillo, butterfruit, orange, lemon, kumquat, passion fruit, pineapple, papaya, persimmon, sea buckthorn, tamarind, wood apple, apple, apricot, nectarine, strawberry

Vegetables: Potato, eggplant, bell pepper, corn, tomato, carrot, endive, celery

Herbs, spices, and oil: chocolate, orange juice, lemon juice, citrus zest, verbena, sugar, cream, vanilla, ginger, gingerbread, walnut, pecan, almond, cocoa, chili powder, Tabasco, tomato paste, cilantro, garlic, black pepper, green chili, achiote vodka, parsley, dill, mint, olive oil, mustard, vinegar, capers

Picture of ground cherry margarita
Cape Gooseberry Margarita
Ingredients: coriander, sea salt, agave, chili,
gooseberry, lime, tequila

Picture of ground cherry juice
Cape Gooseberry Juice
Ingredients: ground cherry, carrots, beet, elderberries
sumac berries, cucumber

Picture of ground cherry corn salad
Ground Cherry Corn Salad
Ingredients: olive oil, lime, salt,
corn, ground cherry, cucumber, basil,
shallot, jalapeno

Picture of cape gooseberry pilaf
Ground Cherry Pilaf
Ingredients: cooled grains, basil, cherry tomato,
ground cherry, toasted pecans, red onion

Picture of ground cherry cucumber salsa
Ground Cherry Cucumber Salsa
Ingredients: ground cherry, cucumber,
carrot pepper, cilantro

Cape Gooseberry Salsa
Ingredients: black beans, corn, ground cherry,
jalapeno, onion, cilantro, red wine vinegar,
lime, salt

Picture of cape gooseberry soup
Cape Gooseberry Soup
Ingredients: pineapple juice, orange juice,
cucumber, onion, red pepper, red chili,
lime, sugar, mango, gooseberry, pear,
passion fruit, mint, coriander

Picture of cape gooseberry salsa
Ground Cherry Salsa Blend
Ingredients: ground cherry, onions, olive oil,
chile pepper, garlic, lime juice, cilantro, black pepper

Picture of ground cherry salsa
Cape Gooseberry Blend
Ingredients: rosemary, water, sugar,
orange zest, water

Picture of ground cherry salsa
Ground Cherry Salsa
Ingredients: ground cherry, red onion, cilantro,
red chili, lime, salt, olive oil

Picture of cape gooseberry salsa
Green Cape Gooseberry Salsa
Ingredients: ground cherry, cherry tomato, chili pepper,
red onion, lime, cilantro, sugar, salt, pepper

Picture of cape gooseberry fattoush
Cape Gooseberry Fattoush
Ingredients: tomatoes, broad beans, tortillas,
chili paste, onions, cape gooseberry, olive
oil, lime, tabasco, avocados, pumpkin seeds, coriander

Picture of ground cherry jicama salad
Ground Cherry Jicama Salad
Ingredients: cape gooseberry, red wine vinegar,
agave, olive oil, shallots, salt and pepper, lettuce,
jicama, pumpkin seeds

Picture of simple ground cherry salad
Cape Gooseberry Simple Salad
Ingredients: tomato, gooseberry, onion,
salt, olive oil, vinegar, chili powder

Picture of cape gooseberry green salad
Cape Gooseberry Green Salad
Ingredients: lettuce, strawberry, olives,
cape gooseberry, any salad dressing

Picture of easy ground cherry salad
Easy Ground Cherry Salad
Ingredients: cape gooseberry, purple cabbage,
carrots, lettuce, olive oil, lemon juice,
honey, fruit vinegar

Picture of ground cherry pesto pizza
Ground Cherry Pesto Pizza
Ingredients: basil, olive oil, pine nuts, walnuts,
garlic, cheese (optional), salt, pepper, pita, zucchini,
pesto, ground cherry

Picture of ground cherry chutney
Ground Cherry Chutney
Ingredients: sugar, water, white onion, apple cider vinegar,
salt, pepper

Picture of ground cherry spread
Cape Gooseberry Spread
Ingredients: ground cherry, lemon,
orange, chai, sugar

Picture of ground cherry spiced jam
Ground Cherry Spiced Jam
Ingredients: ground cherry, ginger, chili, sugar, water

Picture of cape gooseberry blueberry jam
Cape Gooseberry Blueberry Jam
Ingredients: ground cherry, blueberry,
water, sugar

Picture of cape gooseberry pie
Cape Gooseberry Pie
Ingredients: almond flour, coconut oil, maple syrup,
vanilla extract, salt, ground cherry, sugar, nutmeg, corn starch

Picture of ground cherry cupcakes
Cape Gooseberry Cupcakes
Ingredients: flour, salt, sugar, margarine
ground cherry

Picture of cape gooseberry ginger granola
Cape Gooseberry Ginger Granola
Ingredients: oats, pecan halves, almonds,
sugar, brown sugar, ginger, cinnamon,
allspice, cloves, butter alternative, maple syrup,
vanilla extract, ginger, peach, ground cherry

Picture of chocolate covered ground cherries
Chocolate Covered Cape Gooseberry
Ingredients: melted chocolate, cape gooseberry


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