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Summer Fruit Salad with Jalapeno Mint & Lime

Your party platter just got a lot more colorful. This summer fruit salad with jalapeno mint and lime is a (lightly) spicy, unexpected take on a classic. Not only is it easy, but it’s healthy, too – an excellent source of vitamin C. Vibrant and juicy, your tropical summer fruit salad with jalapeno mint and lime will be a standout at every shindig.

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon scallion, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon fresh mint leaves, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon lime zest
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 2 cups blueberries
  • 1 cup pineapple, chopped
  • 1 cup mango, chopped
  • 3 kiwis (1 cup), peeled and sliced in half moons
  • 1 jalapeno, seeded and minced
  • 2 tablespoons shaved coconut (optional)

Instructions

  1. In a bowl, whisk olive oil, lime juice, scallion, mint leaves, lime zest and kosher salt until blended.
  2. Stir in blueberries, pineapple, mango, kiwi and jalapeno.
  3. Top with shaved coconut, if desired.

Number of servings (yield): 5 cups

Nutrition

120 calories

3.5 g fat

0 g saturated fat

0 mg cholesterol

1 g protein

25 g carbohydrates

4 g fiber

17 g sugar

100 mg sodium

283 mg potassium (6% of daily value)

29 mg calcium (2% of daily value)

1 mg iron (6% of daily value)

77 mg vitamin C (90% of daily value)

25 mcg vitamin A (2% of daily value)

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