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Crunchy Coconut-Berry Salad

Crunchy Coconut-Berry Salad

This salad takes a tropical turn with ingredients like jicama, coconut, and lime. Mint and honey give it a sweet freshness. Serve as you would any fruit salad. Prep and Cook Time: 20 minutes. Notes: Unsweetened sliced dried coconut (also called flaked coconut or coconut chips) is sold in natural-foods stores. You can substitute sweetened shredded dried coconut if you like.

Sunset JUNE 2006

  • Yield: Makes 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup unsweetened sliced dried coconut (see notes)
  • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 3 cups mixed fresh berries (blackberries, blueberries, raspberries, and/or sliced strawberries)
  • 1 cup peeled and diced jicama
  • 3 tablespoons lightly packed fresh mint leaves

Preparation

1. In a 6- to 8-inch pan, stir coconut often over medium-high heat until lightly browned, 2 to 3 minutes. Pour from pan and set aside.

2. In a large bowl, whisk together lime juice and honey. Add berries and jicama. Tear mint leaves into small pieces and scatter over salad. Add coconut and mix gently.

Note: Nutritional analysis is per serving.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 119
  • Calories from fat: 42%
  • Protein: 1.4g
  • Fat: 5.5g
  • Saturated fat: 4.6g
  • Carbohydrate: 19g
  • Fiber: 4.3g
  • Sodium: 8.7mg
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg
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