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Fresh Fruit with Balsamic Vinaigrette

 Fresh Fruit with Balsamic Vinaigrette
"This colorful fruit platter always looks beautiful on our Christmas dinner table," writes Mari Day of Suamico, Wisconsin. "The light dressing is a nice complement to the fun assortment of winter fruits—it really lets their natural goodness come through."
6 ServingsPrep: 15 min. + chilling

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Red leaf lettuce
  • 2 medium grapefruit, peeled and sectioned
  • 1 medium navel orange, peeled and sectioned
  • 2 medium pears, sliced
  • 1 can (11 ounces) mandarin oranges, drained
  • 1 cup seedless grapes

Directions

  • In a jar with a tight-fitting lid, combine the first seven
  • ingredients; shake well. Refrigerate for 1 hour. Line a platter with
  • lettuce. Arrange fruit over lettuce; drizzle with dressing. Serve
  • immediately. Yield: 6 servings.
Nutritional Facts: One serving (3/4 cup) equals 191 calories, 7 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 102 mg sodium, 34 g carbohydrate, 7 g fiber,

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Fresh Fruit with Balsamic Vinaigrette (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 2 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 fruit, 1-1/2 fat.