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Minted Fresh Fruit Salad Recipe

Minted Fresh Fruit Salad Recipe

A colorful, tasty fruit salad that allows for substitutions like peaches, plums, watermelon, oranges or grapefruit, depending on availability. — Anne Keedy, Lebanon, Connecticut
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:24 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 medium cantaloupe, peeled, seeded and cubed
  • 1 pound fresh strawberries, halved
  • 1 fresh pineapple, peeled and cubed
  • 2 large Granny Smith apples, cubed
  • 2 cups seedless red or green grapes
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 3/4 cup orange juice
  • 1/3 cup lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh mint
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup flaked coconut, optional

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the first six ingredients. In a small bowl, whisk orange juice, lemon juice, mint and cinnamon. Drizzle over fruit; toss lightly to coat. If desired, top with coconut before serving. Yield: 24 servings (3/4 cup each).

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup equals 54 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 3 mg sodium, 14 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 1 g protein. Diabetic Exchange: 1 fruit.