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Pineapple Grapefruit Salad Recipe

This sweet-tart salad, nicely coated with a yogurt dressing, makes a refreshing light luncheon dish. "I usually put a scoop of low-fat cottage cheese in the center of the plate and surround it with the salad," writes Rosemarie Kondrk of Old Bridge, New Jersey.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:5 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 can (20 ounces) unsweetened pineapple tidbits, drained
  • 1 medium pink grapefruit, peeled, sectioned and cut into bite-size pieces
  • 1/2 cup fat-free plain yogurt
  • Sugar substitute equivalent to 4-1/2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 5 maraschino cherries

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, combine pineapple and grapefruit. Chill; drain if necessary. Just before serving, combine the yogurt, sugar substitute and vanilla. Pour over fruit; toss to coat. Top each serving with a cherry. Yield: 5 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested with Splenda no-calorie sweetener.

Nutritional Facts

One serving (1/2 cup) equals 91 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 1 mg cholesterol, 20 mg sodium, 22 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 2 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 fruit.