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Fresh Fruit with Orange-Honey Yogurt Sauce

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Fresh Fruit with Orange-Honey Yogurt Sauce

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  • Makes: 6 to 8 servings
  • Prep 30 mins
  • Chill 30 mins

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Add a dash of color to your breakfast table with this recipe. It features a rainbow of fruit with a sweet yogurt sauce on the side.

Ingredients

  • Orange-Honey Yogurt Sauce (recipe follows)
  • Mint Tarragon Syrup (recipe follows)
  • 1/2 medium pineapple, peeled, cored and thinly sliced
  • 1/2 small honeydew or cantaloupe melon, peeled, seeded and sliced or cut into bite-size pieces
  • 2 red grapefruits, peeled, seeded, and sliced crosswise or sectioned
  • 1 papaya, halved, peeled, seeded, and sliced lengthwise
  • 1/2 cup desired dried fruit, such as apricots, cherries or strawberries
  • 6 -8 fresh strawberries, halved
  • 6 -8 fresh mint sprigs

Directions

  1. Prepare the Orange-Honey Yogurt Sauce. Prepare the Mint Tarragon Syrup.
  2. Attractively arrange the slices of pineapple, melon, grapefruit and papaya on a serving platter or in individual dishes. Top with desired dried fruit. Lightly drizzle the Mint Tarragon Syrup over the fruit. Garnish with fresh strawberries and mint sprigs. Serve with yogurt sauce. Makes 6 to 8 servings.

Mint Tarragon Syrup

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup mint jelly
  • 1/2 teaspoon snipped fresh tarragon

Directions

  1. In a small saucepan, heat mint jelly and snipped fresh tarragon till jelly is melted. Remove from heat; cool slightly. Set a fine mesh sieve over a small bowl. Strain jelly mixture through sieve; discard leaves.

Orange-Honey Yogurt Sauce

Ingredients

  • 1 6 - ounce carton vanilla lowfat yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon finely shredded orange peel OR
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried orange zest
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, combine vanilla lowfat yogurt, honey, orange peel or orange zest, and vanilla. Transfer sauce to a serving bowl. Cover and chill for at least 30 minutes. Makes 1-1/4 cups.

Nutrition Facts

(Fresh Fruit with Orange-Honey Yogurt Sauce)

Servings Per Recipe 6, cal. (kcal) 177, sodium (mg) 39, pro. (g) 3, iron (mg) 1, calcium (mg) 101, vit. A (IU) 632, chol. (mg) 2, vit. C (mg) 80, carb. (g) 41, Fat, total (g) 1, fiber (g) 3

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