Salads and Vegetables: Salads: Mexican Fruit Salad

Fruity, with a touch of spice, this festive salad perks up any meal! Can also be served as a dessert.

Author: Recipe and photo provided courtesy of the California Strawberry Commission. California Strawberry Commission. All rights reserved.
Date: May 03, 2012

Suggestions: * Please carefully check the ingredients of these products to ensure they contain no gluten, if a gluten-free recipe required.

Serves: 8 person(s)
Yield: 8 x 1 cup servings

Preparation Time: 20 mins
Cooking Time: 0 mins

Ingredients:

    4 cup halved stemmed California strawberries (about 1.25 lbs)
    2 cup mango chunks
    2 cup melon chunks
    1 cup pineapple chunks
    1/2 cup fresh orange juice
    1/4 cup fresh lime juice
    1/4 cup sugar
    1/2 tsp salt
    1 tsp ancho chili powder (1-1.5 tsp, or to taste) *

Directions:

    In large bowl, combine strawberries, mango, melon, and pineapple.

    Add orange juice, lime juice, sugar, salt, and chili powder; mix well.

Variations:

    * For an extra surprise flavor, add two tablespoons tequila to fruit salad; mix well.

    * Note: Serving suggestion is not included in the nutritional analysis, and may not be included in a gluten-free diet.

Nutritional Information
(Per Serving)

Calories:110 cals
Kilojoules:460 kJ
Fat:0.6 g
Carbohydrates:27.9 g
Protein:1.4 g
Cholesterol:0.0 mg
Sodium:157 mg
Saturated Fat:0.1 g
Fiber:3.1 g
Calcium:27.0 mg
Total Sugars:22.6 g

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