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Fruit and Cheese Platter

  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 40 min
  • Servings 24

Here’s a fresh and cheesy delight to serve your guests. Fruits and three types of cheese decorate this appetizing platter that's ready in just 40 minutes! ...MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

8
oz Gorgonzola, Stilton or other blue cheese wedge
8
oz Brie or Camembert cheese wedge
8
oz log of goat cheese rolled in chopped fresh herbs such as chives, parsley or basil
1
fresh pineapple
2
cups melon cubes (cantaloupe, honeydew or watermelon)
1 1/2
lb grape clusters (red, green or purple)
Bay leaves or fresh herb sprigs such as mint, basil or parsley, if desired

Steps

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  • 1
    Choose a large round or rectangular tray, along with a small round cutting board or ceramic tile. Set the cutting board or tile on the tray for the cheese wedges. Allow cheese to stand at room temperature 30 minutes.
  • 2
    Quarter the pineapple, cut out the fruit and cut into wedges. Use the rind as a "basket" on the tray for the fruit wedges. Place the melon cubes on the tray on bay leaves. Arrange grape clusters on the tray.

Expert Tips

  • For a guest-pleasing platter, choose a variety of cheeses, then pair them with an assortment of fresh fruit.
  • Fresh berries would also be beautiful on the tray. Serve them in small bowls on the tray.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 oz cheese and 1/4 cup fruit each
Calories
150
Calories from Fat
70
% Daily Value
Total Fat
8g
13%
Saturated Fat
5g
27%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
25mg
8%
Sodium
240mg
10%
Potassium
180mg
5%
Total Carbohydrate
11g
4%
Dietary Fiber
1g
4%
Sugars
9g
Protein
6g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%
15%
Vitamin C
45%
45%
Calcium
10%
10%
Iron
2%
2%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 1/2 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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