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Tropical Fruit Salad

Photography: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Lydia DeGaris-Pursell
Yield 8 servings (serving size: 3/4 cup)
Like appetizers, dessert is a recent addition to the traditional West African table. Often ripe fruit--or a combination like this--serves as dessert.

Ingredients

  • 4 cups (1/2-inch) cubed fresh pineapple
  • 2 cups diced peeled ripe mango (about 2 medium)
  • 1 1/2 cups (1/2-inch) sliced banana (about 2 medium)
  • 3/4 cup orange sections (about 2 medium)
  • 2 tablespoons dark brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1 cup shredded unsweetened coconut, toasted

Nutrition Information

  • calories 186
  • caloriesfromfat 30 %
  • fat 6.3 g
  • satfat 5.4 g
  • monofat 0.3 g
  • polyfat 0.1 g
  • protein 2 g
  • carbohydrate 34.8 g
  • fiber 4.7 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 0.8 mg
  • sodium 12 mg
  • calcium 40 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine first 6 ingredients in a medium bowl, tossing gently to combine. Cover and chill 1 hour. Sprinkle with coconut.