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Fresh Fruit Salad with Nutmeg-Cinnamon Syrup

Photo: Jan Smith
Yield 8 servings (serving size: 1/2 cup)
Substitute your favorite apple for Granny Smith, if desired.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups thinly sliced Granny Smith apple (about 1 large apple)
  • 2 cups thinly sliced ripe pear (about 1 large pear)
  • 1 cup sliced strawberries
  • 1/2 cup orange sections (about 1 orange)
  • 1/2 cup sliced banana (about 1 medium)
  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Nutrition Information

  • calories 76
  • caloriesfromfat 2 %
  • fat 0.2 g
  • satfat 0.0 g
  • monofat 0.0 g
  • polyfat 0.1 g
  • protein 0.6 g
  • carbohydrate 19.9 g
  • fiber 2.3 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 0.4 mg
  • sodium 2 mg
  • calcium 19 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine first 5 ingredients in a large bowl. Drizzle with juice; toss gently.

  2. Combine syrup, nutmeg, and cinnamon in a small saucepan. Cook over low heat 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Spoon over fruit, and toss gently. Serve immediately.

Cook's Notes

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