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Tropical Fruit Salad with Fresh Mint Dressing

Ingredients
  Pineapple 1 Medium
  Kiwi 1 , peeled and thinly sliced
  Banana 1 Large, peeled and cut into 1/2 inch chunks
  Peaches 2 Medium, peeled and sliced
  Whole strawberries 1 Cup (16 tbs), halved
  Slivered almonds 3 Tablespoon, toasted
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Water 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Fresh mint leaves 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (loosely packed)
Directions

MAKING
1) Cut pineapple in half lengthwise and scoop out pulp, leaving shells 1/4 to 1/2 inch thick. Keep aside.
2) Cut bite size pieces of pineapple and discard core.
3) In a large bowl, mix pineapple chunks, kiwi, banana, peaches, and strawberries and toss gently.
4) Pour the mixture into pineapple shells. Sprinkle with toasted almonds.
5) To fresh mint dressing - In a small saucepan, mix sugar and water and bring to a boil. Stirring frequently. Turn off heat.
6) In an electric blender container finely chop sugar mixture and mint leaves.
7) Chill the mixture for 2 to 3 hours.

SERVING
Serve salad with Fresh Mint Dressing.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Method: 
Chilling
Dish: 
Salad
Interest: 
Everyday, Kids
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 482 Calories from Fat 54

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 6 g9.9%

Saturated Fat 0.53 g2.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 5.2 mg0.2%

Total Carbohydrates 110 g36.6%

Dietary Fiber 8.9 g35.6%

Sugars 90.7 g

Protein 6 g11.1%

Vitamin A 12.6% Vitamin C 277.6%

Calcium 9.1% Iron 10.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Tropical Fruit Salad With Fresh Mint Dressing Recipe