Mixed Fruit with Lemon-Basil Dressing Recipe

3 1 1
Mixed Fruit with Lemon-Basil Dressing Recipe
Mixed Fruit with Lemon-Basil Dressing Recipe photo by Taste of Home
Publisher Photo

Mixed Fruit with Lemon-Basil Dressing Recipe

Read Reviews
3 1 1
Publisher Photo
A slightly savory dressing really complements the sweet fruit in this recipe. I also use the dressing on salad greens.—Dixie Terry, Goreville, Illinois
Recommended: Fresh Basil Recipes
MAKES:
8 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES:
8 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 15 min.

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1/8 teaspoon onion powder
  • Dash pepper
  • 6 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4-1/2 teaspoons minced fresh basil
  • 1 cup cubed fresh pineapple
  • 1 cup sliced fresh strawberries
  • 1 cup sliced peeled kiwifruit
  • 1 cup cubed seedless watermelon
  • 1 cup fresh blueberries
  • 1 cup fresh raspberries

Directions

In a blender, combine the lemon juice, sugar, salt, mustard, onion powder and pepper; cover and process for 5 seconds. While processing, gradually add oil in a steady stream. Stir in basil.
In a large bowl, combine the fruit. Drizzle with dressing and toss to coat. Refrigerate until serving. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Mixed Fruit with Lemon-Basil Dressing in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2008, p146

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 145 calories, 11g fat (1g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 76mg sodium, 14g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 3g fiber), 1g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 fat, 1 fruit.

  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1/8 teaspoon onion powder
  • Dash pepper
  • 6 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4-1/2 teaspoons minced fresh basil
  • 1 cup cubed fresh pineapple
  • 1 cup sliced fresh strawberries
  • 1 cup sliced peeled kiwifruit
  • 1 cup cubed seedless watermelon
  • 1 cup fresh blueberries
  • 1 cup fresh raspberries
  1. In a blender, combine the lemon juice, sugar, salt, mustard, onion powder and pepper; cover and process for 5 seconds. While processing, gradually add oil in a steady stream. Stir in basil.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the fruit. Drizzle with dressing and toss to coat. Refrigerate until serving. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Mixed Fruit with Lemon-Basil Dressing in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2008, p146

Select the Newsletters that interest you to subscribe

By entering my email and clicking the subscribe button below, I am opting to receive the newsletters I have selected.

Please enter a valid email

You Are successfully subscribed

ERROR! Please try Again

Reviews forMixed Fruit with Lemon-Basil Dressing

My Review
Click stars to rate
Loading Image
Any changes to your rating or review will appear where you originally posted your review
Sort By :

Average Rating
MY REVIEW
JessBella6 User ID: 5295511 163362
Reviewed May. 12, 2013

"The basil flavor is a nice compliment to the fruit"

Loading Image