The lush combination of sweet, perfumed exotic fruit with a simple, zesty honey lime dressing makes this tropical fruit salad a healthy dessert for picnics and cookouts, a light afternoon snack or a tasty breakfast with yogurt and granola.
Course Breakfast, Dessert, Snack
Keyword fruit desserts, tropical fruit salad
Prep Time 15minutes
Total Time 15minutes
2teaspoonsginger juice(instructions given)
4 cups of your favorite tropical fruit, cut into bite sized pieces - such as
1dragon fruitpeeled and chopped
3kiwipeeled and chopped
for honey lime dressing:
Use a microplane or fine grater to grate ginger onto a cutting board or into a bowl. Set a fine mesh strainer over a small bowl. Transfer ginger pulp and any juices to the strainer. Press down on the pulp with the back of a spoon to capture the ginger's juices in the bowl. Discard solids.
Add the honey and lime juice and whisk together. Set aside.
assemble the fruit salad:
Combine the fruit in a large bowl. Start with the heavier fruits on the bottom, like pineapple and papaya and the more delicate fruit (a.k.a. raspberries)on top.
Drizzle the honey lime dressing over the fruit and gently toss to coat. Serve immediately.
for make ahead fruit salad:
If you're making this tropical fruit salad a day ahead of time, combine all the fruit except the raspberries and toss together. Just before serving add the raspberries and drizzle with the honey lime dressing.
Ideal for breakfast with yogurt, granola and the dressing drizzled over the top. Yummy for dessert with some tea cookies or ice cream!