Friday, May 18, 2012

Fruit Salad with Lemon Avocado Sauce



Fruit Salad with Lemon Avocado Sauce

Please don't be scared away by the "Avocado" sauce - I know it sounds strange but it is delicious..........at least my mother-in-law and I thought it was delicious.  My husband's exact response was "ICK."  So, this recipe would be perfect for a Ladies Afternoon Tea - not for a Guys Football Party.


2 Mangoes (peeled, pitted and cubed)
1 large golden delicious apple (peeled, cored and sliced)
1 small pineapple (peeled, cored and sliced - see HOW TO below)

Prepare the ingredients as listed above.  In a large bowl combine all of the prepared fruit (mangoes, apple & pineapple) and lightly stir/mix.  Now, prepare the sauce below:

Lemon Avocado Sauce
1 Avocado (peeled, pitted and mashed - see HOW TO below)
1/2 cup sour cream or plain yogurt (if you are using yogurt - use the thick Greek style yogurt)
1/4 teaspoon to 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon (depending on your like or dislike of cinnamon)
1/4 cup sugar (if you are using yogurt that is sweetened then you will want to add less sugar).

Prepare the avocado as listed above - so that it is "mashed" and smooth (with no visible chunks).  Add the remaining ingredients and stir until fully mixed (NOTE: You may use a blender or electric mixer if you prefer - but do not whip or over blend).

             Cut an Avocado


Dish up the fruit and then add the sauce on each individual plate - instead of mixing the fruit & sauce all together before hand.  ENJOY!




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8 comments:

  1. Hhhmmm...Lemon Avocado sauce sounds interesting. It looks yummy!
    ~Kim
    from Blogging Buddies
    http://2justByou.blogspot.com

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  2. New follower from Etsy! All I can say is Wow! This looks amazing! Must taste Great!!! :)

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  3. looks yummy, thanks for sharing!

    enjoy *~*

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  4. My hubby would love that salad.. thanks for sharing.. I'm going to have to try this..
    =)
    Carri
    simplydonewright.blogspot.com

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  5. I'm afraid I'd probably be with your husband on this one. I've never been able to like avocado. Always tell them "no guacamole" at Mexican restaurants. But I would love the fruit part!

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  6. I have never heard or seen avocado sauce..but I know like it...thank you for this brand new recipe!!

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  7. Yumm! I don't think I should have read this right before lunch though... especially when I don't have the ingredients! heehee

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  8. I saw an Alton Brown show were he said to use avocados like eggs... this reminds me of this idea. Thanks for sharing this healthy unique recipe on foodie friday.

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