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Festive Cranberry Fruit Salad

 Festive Cranberry Fruit Salad
This fruit salad is a tradition on my Christmas table. It goes together quickly, which is a plus on such a busy day.
12-14 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 25 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 package (12 ounces) fresh or frozen cranberries
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 5 medium apples, diced
  • 2 medium firm bananas, sliced
  • 1-1/2 cups fresh or frozen blueberries, thawed
  • 1 can (11 ounces) mandarin oranges, undrained
  • 1 cup fresh or frozen raspberries, thawed
  • 3/4 cup fresh strawberries, halved

Directions

  • In a large saucepan, combine the cranberries, water and sugar. Cook
  • and stir over medium heat until berries pop, about 15 minutes.
  • Remove from the heat; cool slightly.
  • In a large bowl, combine the remaining ingredients. Add cranberry
  • mixture; stir gently. Refrigerate until serving. Yield: 12-14
  • servings.
Nutritional Facts: 3/4 cup equals 105 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 2 mg sodium, 27 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 1 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 fruit, 1/2 starch.