Winter Fruit Salad


This is a simple fruit salad made in the South Arm Women Community Kitchen for dessert.

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The pomegranate adds colour and crunch to this wonder Winter Fruit Salad. If pomegranate is not in season, you can substitute it with berries.

Ingredients

  • 2 crisp red skinned apples such as Fuji or Pink Lady, cored and diced
  • 2 firm but ripe pears, cored and diced
  • 2 oranges, peeled, membrane removed from each segment and cut into thirds
  • the arils (seeds) of one pomegranate
  • juice from 1/2 lemon
  • 1 tablepoon honey
  • finely chopped a few fresh mint leaves

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Source: This recipe is adapted from foodista.com


Instructions

IMG_2587-001Michelle brought an apple cutter for coring and cut the apples and pears into wedges.Dice the wedges and place them in a large bowl.Cut each orange supreme into thirds and add tho the apples and pears.
IMG_2596-001Cut the pomegranate in half horizontally. Place one half cut side down in the palm of your hand over a medium bowl. With the back of a spoon whack the pomegranate thoroughly to loosen the arils. Continue with the other half. Pick out the white membrane. Add pomegranate arils to the other fruits.
IMG_2598Add lemon juice to the fruit. This helps to prevent the fruit from browning.
IMG_2600Add chopped mint leaves and honey and gently stir to combine.

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