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Berry Nectarine Salad Recipe

Berry Nectarine Salad Recipe

"I've been making this recipe for years," writes Mindee Myers of Lincoln, Nebraska. "Whenever my family has a summer get-together, everyone requests it. The nectarines and berries look beautiful together...and the topping is the perfect accent."
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling YIELD:8 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 medium unpeeled nectarines, sliced
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 2 cups fresh raspberries
  • 1 cup fresh blueberries
  • 3 ounces reduced-fat cream cheese

Directions

  • 1. Place nectarines in a large bowl. Combine sugar and ginger; sprinkle over nectarines and gently stir to evenly coat. Drizzle with lemon juice. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour, stirring once.
  • 2. Drain and reserve liquid. Gently stir raspberries and blueberries into nectarines. In a small bowl, beat cream cheese until smooth. Gradually beat in reserved liquid. Spoon over fruit; serve immediately. Yield: 8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup fruit with 2 teaspoons dressing equals 117 calories, 2 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 6 mg cholesterol, 33 mg sodium, 23 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 2 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 fruit, 1/2 fat.