Natural Fruit and Veggie Wash Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Natural Fruit and Veggie Wash Recipe
  • READY IN 5 mins

Natural Fruit and Veggie Wash

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"Helps to clean those fruits and veggies better than ever - and it's a lot less expensive than those commercial produce washes."

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Original recipe makes 2 1/4 cups Change Servings
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  • PREP

    5 mins
  • READY IN

    5 mins

Directions

  1. Pour the water, lemon juice, and baking soda into a spray bottle. Be careful, the lemon juice and baking soda will foam up. To use, spray on vegetables, and let sit for 5 minutes. Rinse the vegetables under cold, running water using a scrub brush.
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Dec 16, 2008

I submitted this recipe. Allrecipes omitted my warning not to use this recipe on soft-fleshed fruits like strawberries or raspberries. The wash will "burn" these fragile fruits. Best if used on fruits that have a "skin" like apples and blueberries.

 
Mar 28, 2011

Gotta wash those veggies! This was simple to make but the instructions don't say to shake it before you use it - the soda isn't dissolving completely. Also, it does foam so I made it in a bowl, stirred, then put into the spray bottle. It doesn't say to leave it on the counter or put it in the fridge - I put it in the fridge to be on the safe side.

 

5 Ratings

Dec 17, 2008

just what I was looking for..Thank you!

 
Aug 24, 2009

Very easy to make and works great.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • < 1 kcal
  • < 1%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 0 g
  • < 1%
  • Cholesterol
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Fat
  • 0 g
  • 0%
  • Fiber
  • 0 g
  • < 1%
  • Protein
  • 0 g
  • < 1%
  • Sodium
  • 138 mg
  • 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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