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Fruit Salad in a Pineapple Boat Recipe

Fruit Salad in a Pineapple Boat Recipe

A sweet, summery treat that looks as good as it tastes! No one, young or old, will be able to resist this healthy fruit salad. Amy Short, Lesage, WV
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 50 min. YIELD:10 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 fresh pineapple
  • 2 cups cubed cantaloupe
  • 1 cup halved fresh strawberries
  • 1 cup fresh blueberries
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • SAUCE:
  • 1 cup fresh strawberries, mashed
  • 1 cup (8 ounces) reduced-fat plain yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons grated lime peel
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

Directions

  • 1. Stand pineapple upright; vertically cut about a third from one side, leaving the top attached. Remove fruit and discard outer peel from the smaller section. Remove fruit from the large section, leaving a 1/2-in. shell.
  • 2. Chop fruit; place in a large bowl. Add the cantaloupe, strawberries, blueberries and lime juice; toss to coat. Place in pineapple shell.
  • 3. In a small bowl, combine the sauce ingredients. Serve with fruit. Yield: 10 servings (1-1/3 cups sauce).

Nutritional Facts

2/3 cup fruit with 2 tablespoons sauce equals 81 calories, 1 g fat (trace saturated fat), 1 mg cholesterol, 21 mg sodium, 19 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 2 g protein. Diabetic Exchange: 1 fruit.