You won't find marshmallows in this ambrosia salad--just mango, grapefruit and pineapple chunks sprinkled with flaked coconut and pomegranate seeds, mixed in a creamy orange dressing. This sweet and tropical treat is the perfect way to end any meal.

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

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Recipe Summary

active:
20 mins
total:
20 mins
Servings:
10
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Ingredients

Sour Cream-Orange Dressing
Tropical Ambrosia Salad

Directions

Instructions Checklist
  • Prepare Sour Cream-Orange Dressing: Stir together sour cream, orange juice concentrate and brown sugar in a small bowl. Set aside.

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  • Prepare Tropical Ambrosia Salad: In a large bowl, stir together mango, grapefruit and pineapple. Add Sour Cream-Orange Dressing, stirring gently to coat. Sprinkle with coconut and pomegranate seeds. Serve immediately.

Tips

Tips: If using a sugar substitute, choose from Sweet 'N Low(R) Brown or Sugar Twin(R) Granulated Brown. Follow package directions to use product amount equivalent to 1 tablespoon brown sugar. Nutrition per Serving with Substitute: same as below, except 153 calories, 32 g carbohydrate, 18 g sugar.

To toast coconut, spread in a single layer in a shallow baking pan. Bake in a 350 degrees F oven for 5 to 10 minutes or until golden brown, stirring once or twice. Watch carefully, so coconut does not burn.

Nutrition Facts

158 calories; protein 1.6g 3% DV; carbohydrates 32.9g 11% DV; exchange other carbs 2; dietary fiber 1.2g 5% DV; sugars 19g; fat 3.1g 5% DV; saturated fat 2.4g 12% DV; cholesterol 3.4mg 1% DV; vitamin a iu 528.2IU 11% DV; vitamin c 63.1mg 105% DV; folate 9.9mcg 3% DV; calcium 34.7mg 4% DV; iron 0.4mg 2% DV; magnesium 10.4mg 4% DV; potassium 140.3mg 4% DV; sodium 40.2mg 2% DV.