Smart Food: Sliced Summer Fruits with Mango Puree

Sliced Summer Fruits with Mango Puree – For 4

  • 1 mango
  • 2 tablespoons of fresh lemon juice
  • Pinch of cayenne pepper
  • ½ small papaya, slice into thin wedges
  • ¼ cantaloupe or honeydew, sliced thin
  • 8 strawberries, hulled
  • ¾ cup cherries, pitted & halved (1/4 lb)
  • ½ grapefruit, sliced & sectioned
  • 1 peach, sliced & cut into wedges
  • 2 plums, sliced
  • 1/3 cup (1 oz) pecans
  • 4 sprigs of fresh mint

Press mango through sieve and remove tough fibers.  Place in stainless steel pan and bring to a boil.  Remove from heat and stir in lemon juice and cayenne.  Chill.

Divide the puree among 4 large serving plates.  Arrange fruit on top and garnish with nuts and mint.

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