Avocado and Blueberry Fruit Salad
By Fruits & Veggies - More Matters
This salad is beautiful on the plate and tastes great!

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  • Prep Time: 15 Minutes
Category: Salads
Serves: 6
Cups of Fruits & Vegetables per Serving: 2 1/2
Think Variety; Think Color: Red, Yellow/Orange, Green, Blue

Ingredients

Dressing

2 tablespoons honey
1/4 cup plain nonfat yogurt
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 cup fresh orange juice
1/8 teaspoon each salt and pepper


Salad

1 large, ripe avocado, peeled and cut in slices
2 cups fresh apple; peeled, cored, seeded, diced
2 cups fresh mango, diced
2 cups fresh blueberries, rinsed and drained
1 5-oz package or 8 cups of salad greens
2 tablespoons chopped chives or green onion
2 tablespoons walnuts, toasted, chopped coarsely

Directions

Whisk together all dressing ingredients, set aside.  Place avocado slices, apple, mango and blueberries in a medium bowl and toss with ¼ cup of dressing. Toss salad greens in large bowl with remainder of dressing, and distribute evenly on each of six salad plates.  Place an equal portion of the fruit/avocado mixture on top of each greens serving.  Sprinkle with chopped chives and toasted walnuts to serve. 

 

Each serving provides:  An excellent source of vitamins A and C, folate and fiber, and a good source of magnesium and potassium. 

Nutritional Information

  • Calories:    192
  • Carbohydrates:    34g
  • Total Fat:    6.8g
  • Cholesterol:    0mg
  • Saturated Fat:   0.9g
  • Dietary Fiber:    7g
  • % of Calories from Fat:    28%
  • Sodium:    78 mg
  • Protein:    4g
  • Recipe Credit
  • Recipe courtesy of Produce for Better Health Foundation (PBH). This recipe meets PBH and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) nutrition standards that maintain fruits and vegetables as healthy foods.

 

 

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