Golden Glow Pineapple Salad

By Fruits & Veggies - More Matters
Canned pineapple chunks make this salad unique!

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  • Prep Time: 15 Minutes


Serves: 4
Cups of Fruits & Vegetables per Serving: 2
Think Variety; Think Color: Yellow/Orange, Green, Blue


4 cups   Romaine salad mix           
1 20-oz. can   pineapple chunks in 100% juice, drained (reserve juice)
1 cup   carrots, shredded                       
2/3 cup   raisins                                   
1/3 cup   walnuts, chopped                    
1/3 cup   reduced fat mayonnaise            
1/4 cup  pineapple juice from canned pineapple chunks
1/4 teaspoon  cinnamon    


Place one cup of Romaine salad mix on each of four salad plates. Spoon 1/4 of the drained pineapple chunks and ¼ cup of shredded carrots in the middle of each salad bed. Top with equal amounts of raisins and walnuts. In a small bowl, make dressing by combining mayonnaise, pineapple juice and cinnamon. Using a spoon, drizzle 2½ tablespoons of dressing over each salad and serve.

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

Nutritional Information

  • Calories:    252
  • Carbohydrates:    44g
  • Total Fat:    9.4g
  • Cholesterol:    0mg
  • Saturated Fat:   1.3g
  • Dietary Fiber:    4g
  • % of Calories from Fat:    31%
  • Sodium:    200 mg
  • Protein:    3g
  • Recipe Credit
  • Recipe was developed for Produce for Better Health Foundation (PBH) by Chef Mark Goodwin CEC, CNC. 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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