Dutch Fruits & Vegetables

This is a list of fruits and vegetables in Dutch. Knowing these plants can be helpful when shopping in a grocery store or even restaurant.

Lemons: Citroenen
Apples: appels
Oranges: sinaasappels
Peaches: Perziken
Figs: Vijgen
Pears: Peren
Pineapples: Ananassen
Grapes: Druiven
Strawberries: Aardbeien
Bananas: Bananen
Watermelon: Watermeloen
Avocados: Avocado's

Now here is the list of some commonly used vegetables:

Carrots : wortelen
Corn: Mais
Cucumbers: Komkommers
Garlic: Knoflook
Lettuce: Sla
Olives: Olijven
Onions: uien
Peppers: Pepers
Potatoes: aardappelen
Pumpkin: Pompoen
Beans: Bonen
Tomatoes: tomaten

The following sentences include some fruits and vegetables mentioned above to show you how you can use them in your daily conversation.

This fruit is delicious: Dit fruit is heerlijk
Vegetables are healthy: Groenten zijn gezond
I like bananas: Ik hou van bananen
I don't like cucumber: Ik hou niet van komkommer
Bananas taste sweet: Bananen smaken / proeven zoet
Lemons taste sour: Citroenen smaken / proeven zuur

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