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A Is For Apple Salad

 A  Is For Apple Salad
This refreshing blend bursts with good-for-you fruit—grapes, apples, oranges and pineapple—plus a sweet dressing youngsters will find especially appealing.
6 ServingsPrep: 10 min. Cook: 5 min. + chilling

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1-1/4 cups orange juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon orange extract
  • 1 can (20 ounces) pineapple tidbits, drained
  • 1 can (11 ounces) mandarin oranges, drained
  • 1 medium tart green apple, chopped
  • 1 medium red apple, chopped
  • 1 cup each seedless red and green grapes, halved

Directions

  • In a small saucepan, combine sugar and cornstarch. Stir in orange
  • juice until smooth. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or
  • until thickened. Remove from the heat; stir in orange extract. Cool.
  • In a large serving bowl, combine the pineapple, oranges, apples and
  • grapes. Add dressing; stir gently. Cover and refrigerate until
  • serving. Yield: 6 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1/2 cup) equals 230 calories, 1 g fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 8 mg sodium, 58 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 1 g protein.