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Pear-Blueberry Ambrosia with Creamy Lime Dressing Recipe

This dessert is creamy and decadent, yet still good for you. Blueberries provide a lovely pop of color.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:10 servings


  • 1 carton (8 ounces) mascarpone cheese
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 teaspoons grated lime peel
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 3 medium ripe pears, peeled and chopped
  • 3 medium ripe bananas, sliced
  • 1-1/2 cups fresh blueberries
  • 1/2 cup chopped hazelnuts


  • 1. In a small bowl, mix mascarpone cheese, sugar, lime peel and lime juice. In a large bowl, combine pears, bananas and blueberries. Spoon cheese mixture over fruit; gently toss to coat. Sprinkle with hazelnuts. Refrigerate leftovers. Yield: 10 servings.

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 0 calories, 0g fat (0g saturated fat), 0mg cholesterol, 0mg sodium, 0g carbohydrate (0g sugars, 0g fiber), 0g protein

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Wine Pairings

Sweet White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.