Fruit Mocktail

Light, crisp, refreshing fruit "mocktail" is a healthy take on the classic canned version of pears, peaches, and cherries.  Make this satisfying, easy recipe in the summer when sweet cherries are in season for a healthy, fat-free finish at an outdoor picnic.

EASY      Servings: 8     Ready In: 10 minutes

Fruit Mock-Tail Salad Cherries, Grapes, Peaches, Pears - Healthy, Gluten-Free, No Sugar Added, Easy, Plant-Based Vegan Dessert

Fruit Mock-Tail Salad Cherries, Grapes, Peaches, Pears - Healthy, Gluten-Free, No Sugar Added, Easy, Plant-Based Vegan Dessert

Ingredients

2 Bosc pears
3 Peaches, white or yellow
2 cups green grapes
2 cups cherries
1 tbsp. lemon juice


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Procedure

Gather ingredients

To prepare the fruit: Core and dice the pears into bite-sized pieces. 
Pit and dice the peaches into bite-sized pieces. 
Halve the grapes.
Remove the pits of the cherries.  Halve the cherries. 

Combine all of the fruit with the lemon juice in a large bowl. Stir well. 
Serve slightly chilled. 

Chef's Tips: Let the seasons and the market guide you on the freshest fruit. You can use different varieties of pears, white peaches or nectarines, or golden cherries. A 1/2 tsp. of citric acid powder, tossed with the fruit, will help delay browning.


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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: 1/8 of a recipe (about 1 1/2 cups).

Amount Per Serving
Calories 87.74
Calories From Fat (3%) 2.4
% Daily Value
Total Fat 0.29g <1%
Saturated Fat 0.05g <1%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 1.23mg <1%
Potassium 272.92mg 8%
Total Carbohydrates 22.72g 8%
Fiber 2.93g 12%
Sugar 17.79g
Protein 1.14g 2%
Calcium 8.64mg <1%
Iron 14.54mg 81%
Vitamin A 177.94IU 4%
Vitamin C 0mg 0


How can you tell if a papaya is ripe? Join Chef Katie Simmons as she shares quick tips on choosing a sweet papaya. Then join her on the cutting board as she shows you how to peel, seed, and cut the fruit. Healthy tropical snacking in no time!