Tropical Fruit Salad

Tropical Fruit Salad

An almond and orange juice combo dresses this tropical fruit medley.

Prep Time

30

Minutes

Total Time

1:30

Hr:Mins

Makes

8

servings

Dressing
1/4
cup chopped toasted almonds
1/3
cup orange juice
2
tablespoons vegetable oil
3
tablespoons packed brown sugar
2
tablespoons light rum or orange juice
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon paprika
Salad
3
bananas, sliced
2
avocados, pitted, peeled and sliced
2
kiwifruit, peeled, sliced
1
mango, cut lengthwise in half, seed removed and cut up
1
papaya, peeled, seeded and sliced
1/4
cup flaked coconut, toasted, if desired
  1. In tightly covered container, shake dressing ingredients. Refrigerate at least 1 hour.
  2. In large bowl, mix salad ingredients except coconut. Sprinkle with coconut. Serve with dressing.
Makes 8 servings
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Health Twist
Avocados are loaded with vitamin B6, a nutrient necessary for proper nerve and immune function.
How-To
  • To toast coconut, spread evenly in an ungreased shallow pan and bake in a 350°F oven for 5 to 7 minutes, stirring occasionally, until golden brown.
  • To toast nuts, spread in an ungreased shallow pan and bake in a 350°F oven about 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until golden brown.
  • Special Touch
    Serve this salad with flair! Spoon individual portions into coconut shells or hollowed-out pineapple shells that have been cut into fourths.

    Nutrition Information:

    1 Serving (1 Serving)
    • Calories 260
      • (Calories from Fat 110),
    • Total Fat 12g
      • (Saturated Fat 2 1/2g,
      • Trans Fat 0g),
    • Cholesterol 0mg;
    • Sodium 90mg;
    • Total Carbohydrate 32g
      • (Dietary Fiber 6g,
      • Sugars 20g),
    • Protein 2g;
    Percent Daily Value*:
      Exchanges:
      • 0 Starch;
      • 2 Fruit;
      • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
      • 0 Skim Milk;
      • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
      • 0 Milk;
      • 0 Vegetable;
      • 0 Very Lean Meat;
      • 0 Lean Meat;
      • 1/2 High-Fat Meat;
      • 2 Fat;
      Carbohydrate Choices:
      • 2;
      *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.