Tropical Fruit Salad

Tropical Fruit Salad Recipe
Randy Mayor; Lydia DeGaris-Pursell
Fruit salad is a light, sweet, and good-for-you summer salad recipe. Simply toss honey and lime juice with your favorite tropical fruits, and add flaked coconut. Feel free to use this recipe as a general guide, substituting your favorite tropical fruit as desired.

Yield:

6 servings (serving size: 1 cup)

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Nutritional Information

Calories 128
Caloriesfromfat 13 %
Fat 1.9 g
Satfat 1.3 g
Monofat 0.1 g
Polyfat 0.2 g
Protein 1.1 g
Carbohydrate 29.7 g
Fiber 2.9 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 0.6 mg
Sodium 14 mg
Calcium 24 mg

Ingredients

2 cups (1-inch) cubed fresh pineapple
1 cup chopped peeled papaya or mango
1 cup sliced peeled kiwifruit (about 3 kiwifruit)
1 cup red seedless grapes
2/3 cup (1/4-inch-thick) slices carambola (star fruit; about 1)
1/4 cup flaked sweetened coconut
3 tablespoons honey
2 tablespoons fresh lime juice

Preparation

Combine first 6 ingredients in a medium bowl. Chill at least 30 minutes.

Combine honey and juice in a small bowl, and toss with fruit just before serving.

Note:

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January 2001
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