Summer Basmati Fruit Salad

A perfect appetizer, side dish or dessert…What a dish!   For an appetizer, simply create a spread of pitas, tortilla chips and crackers for dipping.  If using this recipe for a side dish, simply place into a serving dish and pair with your choice of protein.  For a tasty dessert, serve this fruit salad atop vanilla soy ice cream or sorbet.

BASMATII

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Basmati Rice, cooked
  • 1/s cup Purple Cabbage, chopped
  • 1 Mango, peeled and sliced
  • 1 Apple, cored and sliced
  • 1/4 cup Honey
  • 2 Tbsp. Sesame Seeds
  • 1/4 cup Slivered Almonds
  • 3 Tbsp. Balsamic Vinegar
  • 1/4 cup Dried Cranberries
  • 1 cup Greek Yogurt, plain
  • 1/4 cup Coconut Milk
  • 6 Strawberries, sliced
  • 1 Kiwi, peeled and sliced
  • 5 Basil leaves, finely chopped
  • 1 Scallion, chopped
  • 1/3 cup Unsweetened Coconut shavings
  • Nu-Salt and pepper, to taste

Directions

  • In a medium-sized bowl, whisk together balsamic vinegar, coconut milk, Nu-Salt, pepper and Greek yogurt.  Add in honey and continue to stir.
  • In a large, deep bowl, add all other ingredients.  Be sure to gently mix as you slowly add in the yogurt mixture.   Gently toss until mixture has completely coated the rice and fruit.
  • Serve chilled.
  • Enjoy!
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