Christmas Fruit Platter
Wishing you a very Merry Christmas
A delish Christmas Fruit Platter with fresh or frozen raspberries, pineapple, naval oranges and kiwifruit make up this delicious and healthful fruit platter.
2-1/4 cups fresh or frozen raspberries, rinsed or partially thawed, if frozen
2 tablespoons orange liqueur or fresh orange juice
1 3-pound fresh pineapple, peeled, cored, quartered lengthwise and cut crosswise into thin slices
2 navel oranges, peeled and sliced crosswise into thin slices
6 kiwi fruit, peeled and thinly sliced
In a food process or blender, combine raspberries and orange liqueur. Puree until smooth. Cover and chill until ready to serve.
On a large platter, overlap slices of each fruit, starting with pineapple at each end of the platter and orange slices down the middle. Fill in the remaining area with kiwi slices. Cover and chill until ready to serve.
To serve, drizzle raspberry sauce over fruit.
Serving size: 1/2 cup
Recipe makes 8 servings
Calories: 83; Protein: 1g; Total Fat: 1g; Carbohydrates: 20g; Fiber: 4g; Cholesterol: 0; Sodium: 3mg; Exchanges: 1-1/2 Carbohydrate/1-1/2 Fruit
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