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Ambrosia

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Categories: Low-fat, Showers
Type: Salads

This appealing fruit salad with a tropical accent has been around for nearly half a century, and it still has star quality!

Serves: Serves: 4

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup (one 8-ounce can) pineapple chunks, packed in fruit juice, undrained
  • 1 teaspoon coconut extract
  • 2 (medium-sized) oranges, peeled, seeded, and cut into chunks
  • 1 cup (1 medium) sliced banana
  • 2 table spoons flaked coconut

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Directions:

  1. In a medium bowl, combine undrained pineapple and coconut extract. Stir in orange chunks and sliced banana.
  2. Evenly spoon mixture into 4 dessert dishes.
  3. Top each with 1/4 teaspoons coconut.
Tips:
  • To prevent banana from turning brown, mix with 1 teaspoon lemon juice or sprinkle with Fruit Fresh.

excerpted from:

From COOKING HEALTHY ACROSS AMERICA by JoAnna Lund. Used by arrangement with Perigee, a member of Penguin Group (USA) Inc. Copyright © 2000 by Healthy Exchanges, Inc.

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