Tropical Ambrosia Salad with Sour Cream-Orange Dressing

Tropical Ambrosia Salad with Sour Cream-Orange Dressing

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From: Diabetic Living Magazine

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.

Ingredients 10 servings

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  • Sour Cream-Orange Dressing
  • ½ cup light dairy sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons frozen orange juice concentrate, thawed
  • 1 tablespoon packed brown sugar (see Tip)
  • Tropical Ambrosia Salad
  • 1 (24 ounce) jar refrigerated mango slices, drained and coarsely chopped
  • 1 (24 ounce) jar refrigerated grapefruit sections, drained
  • 1 (20 ounce) can pineapple chunks (juice pack), drained
  • ½ cup large flaked coconut or dried coconut chips, toasted (see Tip)
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons pomegranate seeds


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  1. Prepare Sour Cream-Orange Dressing: Stir together sour cream, orange juice concentrate and brown sugar in a small bowl. Set aside.
  2. 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: If using a sugar substitute, choose from Sweet 'N Low® Brown or Sugar Twin® 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°F oven for 5 to 10 minutes or until golden brown, stirring once or twice. Watch carefully, so coconut does not burn.

Nutrition information

  • Serving size: 1 serving
  • Per serving: 158 calories; 3 g fat(2 g sat); 1 g fiber; 33 g carbohydrates; 2 g protein; 10 mcg folate; 3 mg cholesterol; 19 g sugars; 528 IU vitamin A; 63 mg vitamin C; 35 mg calcium; 0 mg iron; 40 mg sodium; 140 mg potassium
  • Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin C (105% daily value)
  • Carbohydrate Servings: 2
  • Exchanges: 1½ fruit, ½ fat, ½ other carb

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