Advertisement

Banana-Kiwi Salad

February/March 2006

Your rating: None Average: 4.4 (42 votes)

Put away any preconceived notions of Grandma's fruit salad. This unusual combination of tropical fruit in a savory shallot vinaigrette will have you dreaming of the tropics.


Banana-Kiwi Salad Recipe

1 Review for Banana-Kiwi Salad

12/23/2012
Great salad for brunch

I really like this salad! It made me smile when my family grinned and asked for more. The shallots are a welcome change to a fruit salad and the mint was awesome too. I didn't have a red pepper at the time (and wasn't going outside in the snow for one pepper) but I did have an apple where I replaced it. It was a fugi apple, so it may have bumped up the sweetness factor, but it was the crunch that was needed to match the subtle taste of the minced shallot. I didn't use the cashews, I'm allergic. I didn't want to substitute with any other nut. I could have used peanuts but it didn't feel right to add them. It tasted great without them, so no love was lost. I also didn't have the rice wine vinegar, so I used my pomegranate red vinegar and it was just fine.
My sister who has these unbelievable taste buds (she can guess almost any herb by taste) gave her nod of approval, so it was as success! Try it out and see for yourselves. It is great to cook with fresh vegetables and fruits and I try to use as many flavorful recipes in the winter. It may be cold and bleak outside so I try to make it warm and tropical inside!

sweet, tasty, easy to make and a crowd pleaser
Comments

Fields marked with * are required

Rate This*

Review Title

Tip: Use adjectives to help get your point across.

Pros

Tip: Use commas to separate pros and cons.

Cons

Tip: Use commas to separate pros and cons.

Description*

Tip: Pretend you're on the debate team and make your point.

Attach a photo

Photo Caption

If you attach a photo, please enter a caption to go with it.

Would you recommend this recipe?

20 minute dinner recipes
Advertisement
more smart savings
Advertisement
Get a full year of EatingWell magazine.
World Wide Web Health Award Winner Web Award Winner World Wide Web Health Award Winner Interactive Media Award Winner