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Easy ambrosia

Preparation time: 10 minutes

Easy ambrosia

1 medium banana (about 8 inches long), sliced
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1 can (15 ounces) mandarin orange sections in light syrup, chilled and drained
1 can (20 ounces) pineapple chunks in juice, chilled and drained
2 tablespoons walnuts, chopped and toasted
2 tablespoons sweetened flaked coconut, toasted

In a small bowl, toss banana slices with lemon juice, coating well to prevent browning. Drain off excess lemon juice and transfer banana slices to a serving dish. Add mandarin orange sections and pineapple chunks and toss gently to combine. Sprinkle with toasted walnuts and toasted coconut, and serve right away.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving:
  Calories: 118
  Carbohydrate: 24 g
  Protein: 1 g
  Fat: 2 g
  Saturated fat: 1 g
  Sodium: 10 mg
  Fiber: 1 g
Exchanges per serving: 1 1/2 fruit, 1/2 fat
Carbohydrate choices: 2




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