Pineapple Cucumber Salad with Tropical Dressing

Pineapple Cucumber Salad with Tropical Dressing
The sweetness in the pineapple is balanced by the acidity in the tropical dressing and the crunchiness of the cucumber. This Salad is easy, eye catching, so refreshing and delicious that it will have your guests coming back for seconds.
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Serves: 6
Ingredients
  • Salad
  • 1 pineapple, chopped
  • 1 English cucumber, chopped
  • ⅓ cup cilantro, roughly chopped
  • Salt and pepper (optional)
  • Tropical Dressing
  • 3-5 teaspoons fish sauce,
  • 1 teaspoon freshly grated lime zest, plus more for garnish
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 2 teaspoons light brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon rice vinegar
  • ¼ teaspoon crushed red pepper
Directions
  1. Combine the Salad ingredients and toss to combine.
  2. Make the dressing by whisking the ingredients together in a bowl until combined well.
  3. Pour dressing over the Salad.
Notes
To make this salad even more healthy omit the tropical dressing and just add 2 limes, zested and juiced to the salad ingredients before tossing.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 101 g Calories: 51 Fat: 2.5 g Carbohydrates: 7.5 g Sugar: 4.8 g Sodium: 237 mg Protein: .8 g Cholesterol: 0 mg

 

Fruit Salad with Honey-Lime Dressing

 

Fruit Salad with Honey-Lime Dressing
Easy to make and delicious to boot
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Ingredients
  • 1 pt. container strawberries
  • 1 pt. container blueberries
  • 1 bunch (about 1 ½ lbs.) seedless grapes (green, red or a mixture of both)
  • ¼ cup honey
  • juice from 2 limes (about 2-3 tablespoons
Directions
  1. Rinse strawberries, blueberries and grapes.
  2. Gently pat dry the fruit. Hull strawberries, then cut each in half; if large, cut into quarters.
  3. Remove stems from blueberries, if any.
  4. Remove grapes from stems.
  5. Gently combine all three in a large bowl or aluminum tray. Set aside.
  6. In a small bowl, whisk together honey and lime juice. Pour over fruit.
  7. Refrigerate until ready to serve.
Notes
Use any fruit you have on hand (think melons, bananas, canned or fresh pineapple, Canned mandarin oranges, etc.). Top with toasted pine or almonds for crunch

 

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