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Pineapple, Orange, Papaya Salad

This is a beautiful refreshing fruit dessert that is so easy to prepare. When these fruits are in season, there is nothing more satisfying. The natural sweetness of the fruit needs no extra sugar to satisfy your sweet tooth. For an extra special taste, try using mangoes in place of the papaya when they are in season.

Pineapple, Orange, Papaya Salad Prep and Cook Time: 15 minutes

Ingredients:
1 medium sized pineapple cut into 1 inch pieces
4 oranges, segments cut out from membrane
1 large papaya, cut into pieces
2 TBS sliced almonds

Directions:


  1. Cut fruit and mix together, and sprinkle with sliced almonds

    Serves 4

Healthy Cooking Tips: Because of the simplicity of this recipe it is important to start with fresh, ripe ingredients. It is worth taking the time to check our animation of cutting orange segments if you haven’t done this before. Cut correctly, you will eliminate the bitterness and rough texture of the membrane without the segments falling apart.


Nutritional Profile

Introduction to Recipe Rating System Chart

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.

Pineapple, Orange, Papaya Salad
1.00 serving
174.18 calories
Nutrient Amount %DV Nutrient
Density
World's Healthiest
Foods Rating
vitamin C 146.57 mg 244.3 25.2 excellent
manganese 1.99 mg 99.5 10.3 excellent
dietary fiber 6.56 g 26.2 2.7 good
folate 89.51 mcg 22.4 2.3 good
potassium 632.61 mg 18.1 1.9 good
vitamin B1 (thiamin) 0.25 mg 16.7 1.7 good
World's Healthiest
Foods Rating
Rule
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 Pineapple, Orange, Papaya Salad

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