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Tropical fruit salad

Preparation time: 25 minutes
Chilling time: 1 hour

Tropical fruit salad

2 cups fresh pineapple cubes

1 1/2 cups Ugli fruit sections (approximately 1 Ugli fruit)

1 star fruit, sliced (approximately 3/4 cup)

1 can (15 ounces) mandarin oranges in juice, drained

1 1/2 teaspoons coconut extract

1 carton (8 ounces) nonfat, artificially-sweetened vanilla yogurt

10 red leaf lettuce leaves

In a large bowl, combine pineapple, Ugli fruit sections, star fruit, and mandarin oranges. Toss gently to mix. Cover and chill about 1 hour.
Stir coconut extract into yogurt; set aside. Line each of 10 salad plates with a lettuce leaf. Place 1/2 cup fruit on lettuce. Spoon a dollop of yogurt mixture over each serving. Serve right away.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving:
  Calories: 68
  Carbohydrate: 15 g
  Protein: 2 g
  Fat: 0 g
  Saturated fat: 0 g
  Sodium: 15 mg
  Fiber: 1 g
Exchanges per serving: 1 fruit
Carbohydrate choices: 1




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