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Vanilla-Scented Fruit Salad

Prep time 15 mins
Cook time 15 mins
Yield Makes 5 servings (serving size: 1 cup)
For the best texture, choose crisp apples such as Granny Smith, Fuji, or McIntosh, and Bartlett or Bosc pears.

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/4 cup apple juice
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups coarsely chopped apple (about 2 medium)
  • 2 cups coarsely chopped pear (about 3 medium)
  • 1 cup red or green seedless grapes
  • 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice

Nutrition Information

  • calories 165
  • caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
  • fat 0.0 g
  • satfat 0.0 g
  • monofat 0.0 g
  • polyfat 0.0 g
  • protein 0.7 g
  • carbohydrate 43 g
  • fiber 4.6 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 0.3 mg
  • sodium 3 mg
  • calcium 16 mg

How to Make It

  1. Stir together first 3 ingredients in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil; reduce heat, and simmer, stirring occasionally, 12 minutes or until mixture is reduced. Remove pan from heat; stir in vanilla, and cool completely.

  2. Combine apple and next 3 ingredients in a large bowl. Drizzle cooled syrup over fruit, gently tossing to coat.