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Francie’s Fruit Salad

Total Time
20 mins

Total Time
20 mins

Sunset food editor Margo True’s cousin Francie Van Zile made simple but delicious fruit salad using whatever was in season. Her secret: candied ginger syrup.

Francie’s Fruit Salad

Photo: Annabelle Breakey; Styling: Randy Mon
 1 tablespoon finely chopped candied ginger
 3 oranges
 3 kiwis, peeled and halved lengthwise
 1 1/2 cups fresh pineapple, cut into small wedges
 2 bananas, sliced
Step 1

In a small saucepan, cover ginger with 1/4 cup water and simmer until soft, about 2 minutes. Purée in a blender.

Step 2

Cut peel and white pith from oranges. Working over a serving bowl, cut between the inner membranes to release segments into bowl. Slice kiwi halves into half-moons and add to bowl along with pineapple and bananas. Pour in ginger syrup and stir gently to blend.

Step 3

Note: Nutritional analysis is per serving.

Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving
Calories 186Calories from Fat 5
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 1g2%

Saturated Fat 0.1g1%
Cholesterol 0.0mg0%
Sodium 2.5mg1%
Total Carbohydrate 46g16%

Dietary Fiber 6.7g27%
Protein 2.4g5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.