Put away any preconceived notions of Grandma's fruit salad. This unusual combination of tropical fruit in a savory shallot vinaigrette will have you dreaming of the tropics.
|Prep Time:||25 minutes|
|Ready in:||25 minutes|
|2 tablespoons lime juice|
|1 tablespoon canola oil|
|1 tablespoon minced shallot|
|2 teaspoons rice vinegar|
|1 teaspoon honey|
|1/4 teaspoon salt|
|Pinch of cayenne pepper , or to taste|
|4 kiwis , peeled and diced|
|2 firm ripe bananas , cut diagonally into 1/2-inch-thick slices|
|1/2 cup diced red bell pepper|
|2 tablespoons thinly sliced fresh mint|
|2 tablespoons chopped cashews , toasted (see Tip)|
- Whisk lime juice, oil, shallot, vinegar, honey, salt and cayenne in a medium bowl. Add kiwis, bananas, bell pepper and mint; toss to coat. Serve sprinkled with cashews.
Tip: To toast nuts & seeds on the stovetop: Toast in a small dry skillet over medium-low heat, stirring constantly, until fragrant and lightly browned, 3 to 5 minutes.
Health Advantages: low calorie, high fiber, low sat fat, low cholesterol, low sodium, high potassium, heart healthy, healthy weight.
|Servings Per Recipe: 4|
|Amount Per serving|
|Calories:||170 cal||Carbohydrate Servings:||1 1/2|
|Carbohydrates:||30 g||Dietary Fiber:||5 g||Cholesterol:||0 mg|
|Fat:||6 g||Sodium:||151 mg||Saturated Fat:||1 g|
|Protein:||3 g||Potassium:||544 mg||Monounsaturated Fat:||3 g|
|Nutrition Bonus:||Vitamin C (190% daily value), Fiber (20% dv), Potassium & Vitamin A (15% dv).|
|Exchanges:||2 fruit, 1 fat|