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Tropical Fruit Salad

Jami Nolen

June 6, 2010

 

Here is a recipe for a simple tropical fruit salad, perfect for those hot summer nights and picnics. It's so easy and good for you!

 

Yield

8 servings (serving size: 3/4 cup)

 

Ingredients

  • 4 cups (1/2-inch) cubed fresh pineapple
  • 2 cups diced peeled ripe mango (about 2 medium)
  • 1 1/2 cups (1/2-inch) sliced banana (about 2 medium)
  • 3/4 cup orange sections (about 2 medium)
  • 2 tablespoons dark brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1 cup shredded unsweetened coconut, toasted

 

Preparation

Combine first 6 ingredients in a medium bowl, tossing gently to combine. Cover and chill 1 hour. Sprinkle with coconut.

 

Nutrition Information

Calories: 186 (30% from fat)
Fat: 6.3 g (sat 5.4 g, mono 0.3 g, poly 0.1 g)
Protein: 2 g
Carbohydrate: 34.8 g
Fiber: 4.7 g
Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
Iron: 0.8 mg
Sodium: 12 mg
Calcium: 40 mg

 

Recipe from Cooking Light, April 2003

 

 

Funded in part by USDA SNAP.

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