The World's Healthiest Foods

Fruit Salad with Papaya Seed Dressing

This fruit salad can be eaten as a salad or dessert. The papaya dressing adds a peppery taste that is a nice addition to the sweetness of the fruit. Feel free to use whatever combination of seasonal fruits that compliment one another and are readily available.

Fruit Salad with Papaya Seed Dressing Prep and Cook Time: 20 minutes

Ingredients:
1 papaya
2 kiwi
1 cup quartered strawberries
1 pear
1 apple
Dressing
3 TBS papaya seeds
cup plain low fat yogurt
4 TBS ground sunflower seeds
1 TBS honey
1 TBS lemon juice
pinch salt
1 TBS olive oil
Directions:

  1. Cut papaya in half and scoop out seeds. Save for dressing. Cut off peel and cut into cubes. Peel kiwi and slice. Cube apple and pear and add strawberries. Toss all together with dressing.
  2. Blend all dressing ingredients together in blender,including papaya seeds, drizzling oil a little at a time at end.

    Serves 4 as a side dish

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