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Fruit Salad with Papaya Poppy-Seed Sauce

Fruit Salad with Papaya Poppy-Seed Sauce
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3 nectarines or peaches, sliced
6 apricots, sliced
3 plums, sliced
1 cup blueberries
1 cup raspberries
4 sprigs of mint for garnish

Papaya Poppy-Seed Sauce
3 small ripe papayas, peeled, pitted, and coarsely chopped
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 teaspoons poppy seeds


1. Wash and cut the fruit, and combine in a large bowl.

2. To prepare the sauce, blend together the papayas, vanilla extract, and poppy seeds. Puree until smooth, adding water to achieve a thinner consistency if desired.

3. Divide the fruit salad into individual servings and drizzle with the papaya poppy-seed sauce. Garnish with sprigs of fresh mint before serving.

Nutritional facts: 

Per serving: 197 calories, 8% fat (1.7 g; <1 g saturated), 86% carbs (45 g), 6% protein (3 g), 7 g fiber, 71 mg calcium, 1 mg iron, 5 mg sodium.

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