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Healthful Summer Salad With Fresh California Apricots

Contributed by: News Canada

Jewels of the summer fruit cup (NC) - This fruit medley gives knock-out colours and flavour for good health and good eating. Apricots, strawberries, and kiwi fruit combine to create the perfect California Tropical Fruit Salad for all the late spring and early summer holidays and celebrations.

Healthful Summer Salad With Fresh California Apricots
Prep Time: 10 minutes


  • 2 cups pitted and sliced fresh apricots (about 6-8)
  • 1 1/2 cups stemmed and halved fresh strawberries (a little more than half of 1 pint basket)
  • 1 1/2 cups pared and sliced kiwi fruit
  • 1/4 cup apricot nectar
  • 1/4 cup coconut flakes, lightly toasted
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh mint or 1 teaspoon dried mint, crumbled


In large bowl, combine all ingredients; toss and chill. Serve as a salad or arrange fruit on wooden skewers for fresh fruit kabobs. For more information, visit

Serving Size: Makes 5 One-Cup Servings

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