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10 Minute Fruit & Cheese Salad

This 10-minute salad offers you a quick and easy way to enjoy the delicious combination of flavors of the fruit, cheese and salad greens while receiving their many healthy benefits. It is a perfect light and cool dish on a warm day.

10 Minute Fruit & Cheese Salad Prep and Cook Time: 10 minutes

cup green seedless grapes
3 fresh apricots, cut into eighths
3 dried figs sliced medium thick
lb mixed salad greens
2 TBS fresh lemon juice
salt and cracked black pepper to taste
extra virgin olive oil to taste
3oz goat or gorgonzola cheese
*optional ( lb sliced turkey breast cut into bite size pieces)


  1. Toss all ingredients together and serve. Top with goat or gorgonzola cheese.

    Serves 2

Healthy Cooking Tips:

Nutritional Profile

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The following chart shows the nutrients for which this recipe is either an excellent, very good or good source. Next to the nutrient name you will find the following information: the amount of the nutrient that is included in the noted serving of this recipe; the %Daily Value (DV) that that amount represents (similar to other information presented in the website, this DV is calculated for a 25-50 year old healthy woman); the nutrient density rating; and, the recipe's World's Healthiest Foods Rating. Underneath the chart is a table that summarizes how the ratings were devised. Read more about our Food and Recipe Rating System.

10 minute fruit & cheese salad
1.00 serving
316.83 calories
Nutrient Amount %DV Nutrient
World's Healthiest
Foods Rating
vitamin A 4732.05 IU 94.6 5.4 excellent
vitamin C 37.19 mg 62.0 3.5 very good
calcium 372.66 mg 37.3 2.1 good
manganese 0.73 mg 36.5 2.1 good
folate 144.88 mcg 36.2 2.1 good
dietary fiber 7.80 g 31.2 1.8 good
protein 13.01 g 26.0 1.5 good
World's Healthiest
Foods Rating
excellent DV>=75% OR Density>=7.6 AND DV>=10%
very good DV>=50% OR Density>=3.4 AND DV>=5%
good DV>=25% OR Density>=1.5 AND DV>=2.5%

In Depth Nutritional Profile for 10 Minute Fruit & Cheese Salad

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