Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Easy Fruit Salad Recipe


This is a guest post by Dennis Consorte.

In this fast food filled society, it can be hard to go out and find a decent meal so why not make your own. If you’re health conscious and still value flavor try this delicious Fruit Salad Recipe. It’s sweet and filling and it makes a perfect meal, snack or side. It is any easy breakfast, lunch or dinner that anyone can make. Best of all, it’s quick and you probably already have most of the ingredients.  All you need is ¼ cup of vegetable oil, 2 Tbsp. of fresh lime or lemon juice, 2 tsp. of sugar, ¼ tsp. of pepper, ¼ tsp. of hot pepper sauce, 1 tart apple, cut into thin wedges and halved, ½ of a yellow bell pepper, cut into slices and halved, 3 kiwi, peeled and sliced, ½ cup each of halved seedless red grapes and green grapes, ½ cup (2 oz.) of coarsely chopped walnuts, lettuce and 1 cup (4 oz.) of Cheddar Cheese. This fun fruit salad blend is almost tropical with its sweet kiwi and lemon or lime juice but adds some spice with hot pepper sauce. It is an interesting blend that’s sure to delight.

As salads usually are, this recipe is simple to make. Begin by blending your oil, lemon or lime juice, sugar, pepper and pepper sauce in a small bowl. Set the bowl aside and combine your apple, bell pepper, kiwi grapes and walnuts in a large bowl. Next, add your lime dressing and toss. Refrigerate for about thirty minutes and then toss again with cheese. Serve this fruit salad on lettuce-lined salad plates for superb presentation.  Now your deliciously fresh salad is ready to eat. Enjoy the tropical vibe of this sweet and spicy salad that pairs hot pepper sauce and kiwi perfectly for a flavorful feast.  Tasty and tangy, this fruit salad is worth a try. It’s such an interesting mix that you must be curious and it won’t disappoint. If you like new, fun foods, you will love this salad.