October 24, 2021

Acqua NYC

Fit And Go Forward

Nectarine Fruit Salad with Lime Spice Dressing

This fruit salad with lime dressing is extra special. It’s a crowd pleaser as a side dish or as a light and healthy way to end an outdoor meal with friends. Mix and match fruit with what’s in season. —Paula Hudson, Cary, North Carolina

  • Total Time

    Prep: 20 min. + chilling

  • Makes

    8 servings


  • 1-1/2 teaspoons grated lime zest

  • 2 tablespoons lime juice

  • 2 tablespoons honey

  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger

  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper

  • 6 medium nectarines, cut into 1-inch pieces (about 4 cups)

  • 2 cups seedless red grapes

  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh mint

  • 1/2 cup mascarpone cheese

  • 2 tablespoons confectioners’ sugar

  • 2 tablespoons 2% milk

  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 1/3 cup chopped pistachios


  • In a small bowl, whisk the first 5 ingredients. Place nectarines, grapes and mint in a large bowl. Drizzle with honey mixture; stir gently. Refrigerate, covered, 1-2 hours. For topping, mix mascarpone, confectioners’ sugar, milk and vanilla. Serve fruit salad with topping, pistachios and additional mint leaves.

Nutrition Facts

1 serving: 254 calories, 16g fat (7g saturated fat), 35mg cholesterol, 44mg sodium, 27g carbohydrate (22g sugars, 3g fiber), 4g protein.

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