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Chilled Tutti Frutti Poppy Seed Salad

Sometimes all we need to entice us to eat more fruit is a fresh flavor combination. Serve this minty, refreshing crowd-pleaser well chilled. You can swap out any of the fruit we use and sub in your own favorites (we used about 10 cups here).

Health JUNE 2012

  • Yield: Makes 6 servings (serving size: 1 1/2 cups fruit, 1 1/2 tbsp dressing)
  • Prep time: 15 Minutes
  • Total: 1 Hour, 15 Minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 orange, zested and juiced
  • 1/4 cup thinly sliced mint leaves
  • 3 tablespoons canola or grapeseed oil
  • 2 teaspoons poppy seeds
  • 2 teaspoons rice-wine vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 small pineapple, cut up
  • 1 mango, sliced
  • 2 apricots, peaches, or plums
  • 4 cups assorted cherries, strawberries, blackberries, and blueberries
  • 1/4 cup pomegranate seeds

Preparation

1. In large bowl, combine 1/4 cup orange juice, zest, mint, oil, poppy seeds, vinegar, and salt. Add fruit and toss to combine.

2. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate at least 1 hour. Serve very cold.

Note:

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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 243
  • Fat: 8.3g
  • Saturated fat: 0.7g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 4.7g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 2.5g
  • Protein: 3g
  • Carbohydrate: 45g
  • Fiber: 7g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg
  • Iron: 2mg
  • Sodium: 102mg
  • Calcium: 65mg
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