Healthy Recipes

Star Fruit Bruschetta
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Servings: 6
Ingredients and Preparation
Ingredients Measures
Cranberries 1 cup
Blueberries 1 cup
Pineapple, diced 1 cup
Jalapeno chiles, green seeded and deveined, diced small ½
Sugar 1 teaspoon
Star fruits, ¼ inch slices 2
Fat free cream cheese 2 tablespoons
Heavy cream 1 tablespoon


Directions
  1. In a mixing bowl, combine the cranberries, blueberries, pineapple, and jalapeno.
  2. Gently mix in the sugar.
  3. In a separate bowl, combine the cream cheese and heavy cream; mix well.
  4. Place the mixture in a piping bag with a large tip. Pipe out a large rosette in the center of each star fruit slice.
  5. Top with the fruit mixture.

Diabetic Exchange
Fruit: 1; Vegetables: 0; Meat: 0; Milk: 0; Fat: 0; Carbs: 0; Other: 0

Source
Tom Fraker, for Melissa’s Variety Produce


Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1/6 recipe
Calories 60
Calories from Fat 10
Total Fat 2 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Cholesterol 5 mg
Sodium 30 mg
Total Carbohydrate 14 g
Dietary Fiber 3 g
Sugars 9 g
Proteins 1 g
Vitamin A 6% DV
Vitamin C 30% DV
Calcium 2% DV
Iron 2% DV
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