Fruit salads make a perfect light meal or side.

Tips

The salad can be prepared in advance; add bananas just before serving 

Makes 10 servings
Cooking time: n/a

Ingredients

Fruit Salad:

  • 1 mango, peeled and cut into bite size pieces (about 1 cup/250 mL)
  • ½ fresh pineapple, cut into bite-size pieces (about 2 cups/500 mL)
  • 1½ (375 mL) cups freshly sliced strawberries
  • ½ small cantaloupe, cut into balls or bite-size pieces (about 1½ cups/375 mL)
  • 1 small papaya, cut into bite-size pieces (about 1½ cups/375 mL)
  • 2 medium bananas, peeled and sliced

Mojito Dressing:

  • ¼ cup (60 mL) canola oil
  • 2 Tbsp (30 mL) lime juice
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) lime zest
  • ½ cup (125 mL) club soda
  • 2 Tbsp (30 mL) white rum or apple juice/li>
  • 2 Tbsp (30 mL) fresh mint leaves
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) granulated sugar

Instructions

  1. In a bowl combine mango, pineapple, strawberries, cantaloupe, papaya, and bananas, toss lightly to combine.
  2. In a container, combine canola oil, lime juice, zest, club soda, rum, mint leaves and sugar. Drizzle dressing over fruit salad. Serve immediately.

Notes

Choices: 1 carbohydrate; 1 fat

Yield: 10 servings, Serving Size: 1 cup (250 mL)

Courtesy of www.canolainfo.org

Nutritional Information

Per Serving
Calories 120
Total Fat 6 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 10 mg
Carbohydrates 18 g
Fiber 2 g
Protein 1 g

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