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Winter Fruit Salad

AuthorMike EgrieCategory, , , , , DifficultyIntermediate

Winter Fruit Salad

Yields6 Servings
Prep Time25 mins

 1 large pomegranate
 ¼ cup honey
 ½ tsp grated fresh ginger
 1 medium navel orange
 1 large apple, cut in half through stem end, cored and thinly sliced
 1 medium Bartlett or Bosc pear, halved lengthwise, cored and cut into 1-inch pieces
 1 cup halved and seedless Moon Drop grapes

1

Cut pomegranates into quarters; submerge into bowl of cold water and carefully remove the pomegranate seeds. Reserve 1 cup seeds; in blender, puree remaining seeds. Strain puree through fine-mesh strainer reserving juice; discard solids.

2

In small bowl, whisk together honey, 1 tablespoon pomegranate juice (reserve remaining juice for another use) and ginger.

3

Slice off top and bottom ends of orange; place cut side down on cutting board. With small paring knife, slice down the sides following the natural curve of the orange to completely remove skin and white pith. Turn orange on its side; cut into 1/8-inch slices.

4

In a large bowl, toss apple, pear, grapes, remaining pomegranate seeds and oranges. Makes about 7 cups.

5

Divide salad into 6 serving bowls; evenly drizzle each with pomegranate honey to serve.

Ingredients

 1 large pomegranate
 ¼ cup honey
 ½ tsp grated fresh ginger
 1 medium navel orange
 1 large apple, cut in half through stem end, cored and thinly sliced
 1 medium Bartlett or Bosc pear, halved lengthwise, cored and cut into 1-inch pieces
 1 cup halved and seedless Moon Drop grapes

Directions

1

Cut pomegranates into quarters; submerge into bowl of cold water and carefully remove the pomegranate seeds. Reserve 1 cup seeds; in blender, puree remaining seeds. Strain puree through fine-mesh strainer reserving juice; discard solids.

2

In small bowl, whisk together honey, 1 tablespoon pomegranate juice (reserve remaining juice for another use) and ginger.

3

Slice off top and bottom ends of orange; place cut side down on cutting board. With small paring knife, slice down the sides following the natural curve of the orange to completely remove skin and white pith. Turn orange on its side; cut into 1/8-inch slices.

4

In a large bowl, toss apple, pear, grapes, remaining pomegranate seeds and oranges. Makes about 7 cups.

5

Divide salad into 6 serving bowls; evenly drizzle each with pomegranate honey to serve.

Winter Fruit Salad

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 Bowl

Servings 6


Amount Per Serving
Calories 131
% Daily Value *
Sodium 2mg1%
Total Carbohydrate 35g12%
Dietary Fiber 4g16%
Protein 1g2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.