How to Pit a Nectarine
- Insert knife blade into stem end of nectarine; slice into halves lengthwise to the pit, turning nectarine while slicing.
- Remove knife blade; twist halves to pull apart.
- Remove pit from nectarine using tip of paring knife; discard.
Taking care, remove the pit
with the tip of a knife.
Cherries are another fruit that need to be pitted before used in a recipe. Find out how on the next page.
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