Mixed Fruit with Lemon-Basil Dressing

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Total Time: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.

Makes: 8 Servings

Ingredients:

  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1/8 teaspoon onion powder
  • Dash pepper
  • 6 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4-1/2 teaspoons minced fresh basil
  • 1 cup cubed fresh pineapple
  • 1 cup sliced fresh strawberries
  • 1 cup sliced peeled kiwifruit
  • 1 cup seedless watermelon balls
  • 1 cup fresh blueberries
  • 1 cup fresh raspberries

Directions:

  • Place the lemon juice, sugar, salt, mustard, onion powder and pepper in a blender; cover and process for 5 seconds. While processing, gradually add oil in a steady stream. Stir in basil.

  • In a large bowl, combine the fruit. Drizzle with dressing and toss to coat. Refrigerate until serving.
Nutrition Facts

3/4 cup: 145 calories, 11g fat (1g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 76mg sodium, 14g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 3g fiber), 1g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 fat, 1 fruit.

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