Ginger-Lime Tropical Fruit Salad (vegan)
- Servings Per Recipe: 8
- Amount Per Serving
- Calories: 120.2
- Total Fat: 0.6 g
- Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
- Sodium: 3.4 mg
- Total Carbs: 30.9 g
- Dietary Fiber: 3.1 g
- Protein: 1.1 g
IntroductionFresh island fruit tossed with a tangy, sweet, lightly spiced dressing.
(It may seem superfluous to point out that this recipe is vegan, but many dressed fruit salads contain honey.) Fresh island fruit tossed with a tangy, sweet, lightly spiced dressing.
(It may seem superfluous to point out that this recipe is vegan, but many dressed fruit salads contain honey.)
1 pineapple, cubed (5/8 to 1-inch pieces)
1/2 papaya, cubed (same)
1 mango, cubed to the best of your ability
2 kiwis, cut into 1/2-inch-thick quarter-rounds
2 bananas, sliced (at least 1/2-inch thick)
zest and juice of 1 lime
3 T agave syrup
1 t fresh ginger, minced or grated (may sub with 1/2 t dried ground ginger)
pinch of salt (not joking)
chopped macadamia nuts
If your knife skills are sharp (haha), or your fruit is already cleaned and cut, this recipe will come together in far less time. (The dressing takes less than 5 minutes from the time you begin looking for your ingredients.)
Scrub, dry, and zest the lime into a small bowl or glass. Roll and juice it, picking out any seeds. Add agave, ginger, and salt, and mix with a fork or whisk until agave is incorporated.
Pour over fruit and stir gently to coat evenly. Refrigerate at least 30 minutes, tossing occasionally to redistribute dressing. The longer it sits, the more harmonious the flavors become.
To serve, top with a little coconut and macadamia -- completely optional, but it makes for a nice presentation and provides an interesting textural contrast.
Serving Size: 8 as a side, 6 as a generous dessert, or 4 if you are batty for fruit