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Tropical Garden Salad with Honey-Orange Dressing

| Christy Rost
  • ½ cup sour cream
  • 1 tablespoon mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon orange zest
  • 1 ½ tablespoons freshly squeeze orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 bunch green leaf lettuce, rinsed and spun dry
  • 1 ripe papaya, rinsed, seeded, and sliced
  • 1 ripe pineapple, rinsed, peeled, cored, and cut into bite-size pieces
  • 2 to 3 ripe mangoes, rinsed, pitted, and cut into bite-size pieces
  • 2-3 oranges, rinsed, peeled, and sectioned

In a medium bowl, stir together sour cream, mayonnaise, orange zest, orange juice, and honey until well blended. Cover and chill while preparing the fruit.

Arrange lettuce on a large platter and top with papaya, pineapple, mango, and oranges. Just before serving, drizzle the salad with some of the honey orange dressing and pour the remainder into a small serving bowl or pitcher.

Yield: 8 to 10 servings

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