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Lime-Honey Fruit Salad Recipe
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Lime-Honey Fruit Salad Recipe

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Nothing is more refreshing to me than a seasonal fruit salad enhanced with this simple honey-lime dressing. —Victoria Shevlin, Cape Coral, Florida
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling
MAKES:12 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling
MAKES: 12 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon poppy seeds
  • 3 medium Gala or Red Delicious apples, cubed
  • 2 medium pears, cubed
  • 2 cups seedless red grapes
  • 2 cups green grapes

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup equals 96 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 2 mg sodium, 25 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 1 g protein. Diabetic Exchange: 1-1/2 fruit.

Directions

  1. In a small microwave-safe bowl, combine cornstarch and lime juice until smooth. Microwave, uncovered, on high for 20 seconds; stir. Cook 15 seconds longer; stir. Stir in honey and poppy seeds.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the apples, pears and grapes. Pour dressing over fruit; toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate overnight. Yield: 12 servings (3/4 cup each).
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.
Originally published as Lime-Honey Fruit Salad in Healthy Cooking December/January 2013, p30

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup equals 96 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 2 mg sodium, 25 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 1 g protein. Diabetic Exchange: 1-1/2 fruit.

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Reviewed Jan. 9, 2014

This is a delicious salad. I halved the salad for just the two of us using one apple, one pear, and one clump of grapes. I halved the dressing and it was perfect. This salad is a real winner. I added a little fresh lime zest and it tasted so good. We will have this again and again. Here is a link to my review and photo.

http://community.tasteofhome.com/community_forums/f/30/p/893085/7733060.aspx#7733060

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Reviewed Nov. 26, 2012

Very Good. I doubled the recipe but instead of using all lime juice I used 1/2 lime and 1/2 orange pineapple. It was excellent.

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