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
- 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
- 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.