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. Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

Diabetic Living Magazine


Sour Cream-Orange Dressing
Tropical Ambrosia Salad


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

  • 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(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; 3.1 g total fat; 2.4 g saturated fat; 3 mg cholesterol; 40 mg sodium. 140 mg potassium; 32.9 g carbohydrates; 1.2 g fiber; 19 g sugar; 1.6 g protein; 528 IU vitamin a iu; 63 mg vitamin c; 10 mcg folate; 35 mg calcium; 10 mg magnesium;