Source: Avocados from Mexico
This fruit salad, seasoned with lime juice and chili powder, was inspired by the fresh fruit on a stick sold on the streets of Mexico. The savory-sweet combination, tied together with a tangy lemonade dressing, makes for a refreshing mid-day snack that’s packed with health.
¼ cup fresh lemon juice
4 tsp. honey
¼ tsp. ground chile piquin, (optional)
¾ cup fresh pineapple cubes (3/4-in.)
¾ cup fresh papaya cubes (3/4-in.)
¾ cup fresh quartered strawberries
¾ cup peeled jicama cubes (1/2-in.)
1 med. jalapeno, seeded and finely chopped
2 tbsp. coarsely chopped mint
1 firm-ripe avocado, halved, pitted, peeled and cut into ¾-in. chunks
- In med. bowl, whisk together lemon juice, honey and chile piquin.
- Add pineapple, papaya, strawberries, jicama, jalapeno and mint. Stir until evenly coated with the lemonade dressing.
- Gently fold in avocado and serve.