Having a green velvetti skin that holds the almond safely.The Green almond offers a complex flavor with mild floral and grass-like notes and an overall sweet-tart flavor that is compared to that of green apple, pea pods, and uncured olives.
Green almonds offer the same nutritional benefits as dry almonds including vitamin C, vitamin E, iron, calcium, magnesium, riboflavin, and L-carnitine. Green almonds also offer protein and fiber and have a low glycemic index.
Tender Green almonds can be used whole when young and when more mature the husk should be removed, and the inner almond used. Serve simply as is or sprinkle lightly with sea salt to cut its tart flavour.