Tropical Fruit Salad

Balance your brunch menu with a refreshing and colorful fruit salad of papaya, pineapple, oranges, and kiwifruit. This one is sweetened with honey and topped with coconut, so it's practically dessert.

Yield:

Makes 6 to 8 servings

Recipe from


Ingredients

2 (20-ounce) cans cored pineapple, undrained
3 tablespoons honey
1/2 cup fresh lime juice
1 teaspoon grated orange rind
1 teaspoon grated lime rind
6 medium oranges, peeled and sliced
4 kiwifruits, peeled, halved, and sliced
2 papayas, peeled and cubed*
Garnishes: 1/2 cup sweetened flaked coconut, fresh mint leaves

Preparation

Drain pineapple, reserving 1/2 cup juice. Cut pineapple into cubes.

Stir together reserved juice, honey, and next 3 ingredients in a large bowl; add pineapple and remaining fruit, tossing gently to coat. Cover and chill 8 hours. Garnish, if desired.

*2 mangoes, peeled and cubed, may be substituted.

Note:

July 2002