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Tropical Fruit Salad

Randy Mayor; Lydia DeGaris-Pursell
Yield 6 servings (serving size: 1 cup)
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.

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

Nutrition 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

How to Make It

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

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

Cook's Notes

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