Quick Fruit Salad

Quick Fruit Salad is a delicious, easy and quick(10) minute meal recipe. Just throw everything into a bowl and toss. How much easier could it be? Ingredients include: Mandarin oranges, salad greens, fresh raspberries and almonds with a raspberry-vinaigrette dressing. This is also a healthy, low fat, low calories, low cholesterol, low sodium, low carbohydrates, low sugars, vegetarian, heart-healthy, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (7 SmartPoints), (5 PointsPlus) recipe. Makes: (4) servings with a (1-1/2 cup) serving size. Quick Fruit Salad will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.quick-fruit-salad

Prep Time: 10 Minutes.
Total Time: 10 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

1 (5 oz) pkg. torn salad greens
1 (11 oz) can Mandarin oranges, drained
1 cup fresh red raspberries
1 cup shredded 2% Mozzarella cheese
1/3 cup sliced almonds, toasted
1/4 cup Lite raspberry-vinaigrette salad dressing

DIRECTIONS:

1. Combine all ingredients except dressing in large bowl.

2. Add dressing; toss to coat.

TIP:
(To toast nuts in the oven, spread nuts in single layer in shallow pan. Bake at (350°F.) for 10 to 15 minutes or until golden brown, stirring occasionally).

Yield: 4 servings.
Serving Size: 1-1/2 cups per serving.

Weight Watchers (7 SmartPoints), (5 PointsPlus)
Carb Choices: 1

Diet Exchange:
1/2 Fruit + 1/2 Starch + 1 Meat (L) + 2 Fat

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION:
Calories: 200, Total Fat: 11g, Saturated Fat: 3g, Cholesterol: 15mg, Sodium: 330mg, Sugars: 9g, Carbohydrates: 17g, Fiber: 5g, Protein: 9g

Original recipe and image from: Kraft Foods. http://www.kraftrecipes.com/recipes/fruit-almond-salad-109212.aspx

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