Warning! This cool fruit, yogurt and nut salad may give you and your guests the urge to hula dance!
Author: National Watermelon Promotion Board, adapted by CalorieKing
Suggestions: For a special visual treat, serve this salad in split fresh coconut shells.
Serves: 12 person(s)
Preparation Time: 40 mins
1 small papaya, sliced in half, reserving the papaya seeds
4 fresh limes, juiced
3 cup seedless watermelon balls or small squares
2 cup fresh pineapple chunks
1 cup freshly grated or unsweetened coconut
3 cup fat-free, sugar-free, vanilla-flavored yogurt *
1/3 cup papaya seeds (reserved from the papaya)
Then, place them in a non-stick heavy sauté pan and toast them over medium heat just until they turn golden, stirring constantly. Remove them to a heatproof dish or bowl and allow them to cool.
Peel and cut the bananas and papaya flesh into small chunks and toss them in the lime juice. Place the banana and the papaya chunks in a large glass bowl with the watermelon, pineapple and coconut.
In another bowl mix together the yogurt and the papaya seeds. Pour over the fruit and coconut. Toss to combine.
Place in a serving bowl or coconut shells. Sprinkle the toasted macadamia nuts over the top and serve immediately.
Serving suggestions are not included in the nutritional analysis.
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