You may have seen these giant, bulbous green fruits in the produce aisle. Do not be afraid and dive in with one of these amazing recipes.
photography by THE MINIMALIST BAKER
papaya rolls compote The most beautiful roll-ups we’ve ever laid our eyes on.
photography by A CLOVE OF GARLIC, A PINCH OF SALT
ginger papaya smoothie Perfect for a hot morning, this smoothie wakes up your system with a hit of ginger with a balance of gentle papaya. Hello, world!
photography by BAKING-GINGER
turmeric and papaya cake Deviate from the norm and serve this beauty up instead of the expected strawberry cheesecake.
photography by CASEY CREATES
papaya-lime soup with strawberries Here’s a soup you can actually take to a patio party or backyard barbecue!
photography by COOKING MELANGERY
green papaya with pork rib soup Papaya and carrot flowers in soup are good luck. Just ask us.
photography by EGG WANS FOOD ODYSSEY
papaya and coconut milk ice cream Can’t do dairy? Scream for this vegan ice cream! (Especially with papaya!)
photography by FARM ON PLATE
papaya mousse Cashew nuts make this papaya mousse fluffy and chock-full of protein.
pistachio pavlovas with papaya curd and fresh raspberries These fluffy, gorgeous clouds of heaven are only made tastier by papaya curd. Our mouths are watering.
photography by FLOATING KITCHEN
papaya doughnuts No dough here. Still amazingly yummy.
photography by HAPPY HEALTHY LUNCH
papaya shortbread Enjoy this vegan treat with a cup of joe (hot or iced)!
photography by I CAN'T EAT WHAT
fresh ahi poke stack with papaya avocado and sriracha whipped cream drizzle Hawaiian poke is all the rage right now and with good reason. Not sure if you like it? Stack it with papaya and a creamy drizzle, and never look back.
photography by KEVIN IS COOKING
papaya relish Making relish is a DIY that is as delicious as it is fun. This colorful variation is a perfect Sunday activity.
photography by KITCHEN CONFIDANTE
papaya lime jam Tired of the ol’ strawberry or grape jams? So are your biscuits and scones! Treat them to this tropical take.
photography by MASALA HERB
tropical papaya boats Not only do you get to skip dishwashing, but you’ll impress breakfast guests when you master the art of the papaya boat.
photography by MINIMALIST BAKER
smoothie bowl with papaya, orange, mango, and bee pollen Acai bowls? Who needs ‘em when you’ve got these babies? Yum! (We’re kidding, acai bowls. We still love you a lot.)
photography by NICEST THINGS
papaya and halloumi salad Papaya perfectly complements meaty, hearty halloumi cheese. Mmm.
photography by NICK HOPPER
dried papaya spears Go beyond the potato with these “chips.”
photography by NOUVEAU RAW
papaya lox with lemon cream cheese Vegan lox bagels? Don’t mind if we do!
photography by NUTRITION STRIPPED
spicy mango, papaya, and cabbage slaw You now know what you’re bringing to every picnic on your summer calendar. You’re welcome.
photography by POPSUGAR
eggless papaya banana honey muffins You know what they say: it ain’t breakfast without muffins. Someone says that right?
photography by PRIYA KITCHENETTE
green papaya salad Getting plenty of fiber and veggies is actually exciting thanks to the fish sauce and limes in this sweet and sour salad.
photography by RASA MALAYSIA
hawaiian papaya seed dressing This papaya seed dressing goes great over papaya. (That’s not weird, is it?)
photography by SAVEUR
papaya gazpacho It ain’t summertime without a good gazpacho to nosh on.
photography by SEQUINS AT BREAKFAST
quinoa summer rolls with thai peanut sauce Cancel all your lunch plans and just pack this refreshing meal every day. P.S. We love the idea of papaya noodles!
photography by SIMPLY QUINOA
thai pork and papaya brown rice bowls Tired of running to the taco takeout place for quick and easy dinners? Shake things up with this hearty recipe.
photography by SOME THE WISER
watermelon papaya rum smoothie A smoothie with rum? This summer (and happy hour) just got way more interesting.
photography by SUGAR AND CLOTH
paletas de papaya Cold, fresh Mexican popsicles are just what the doctor (or summer) ordered.
photography by SWEET LIFE
thai fish burgers with green mango & papaya slaw Mix your love for Thai food with your love for burgers with these colorful sandwiches!
photography by THE BRICK KITCHEN
papaya lemon curd Tea time gets funky with this take on traditional lemon curd.
photography by THE FRUIT COMPANY
roasted maple papaya Longing for fall already? This papaya comfort food might do the trick.
photography by THE GRACIOUS PANTRY
papaya salsa This super-spicy and pungent salsa is not for the faint of heart, but it is delightful for those who dare.
photography by THE VIEW FROM GREAT ISLAND
raw strawberry papaya ice cream tart This bright and beautiful tart is perfect for your next baby shower, bridal luncheon, or even as a bachelorette starter.
photography by UNCONVENTIONAL BAKER
papaya bliss jar with raw oat teff porridge Who doesn’t want a fruity, creamy treat first thing in the morning? The “bliss jar” is full of good-for-you ingredients and should be made before bed.
photography by WILL FROLIC FOR FOOD
papaya colada Go ahead, indulge in this pretty orange cocktail. When’s the last time you had any kind of colada?
photography by WIN WIN FOOD