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Lime-Marinated Nashi Pearls

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Asian pears lend themselves well to fruit salads, where they add a crisp and juicy texture similar to melon. Nashi, the Japanese word for Asian pear, is also what they call the fruit in Australia and New Zealand.

  • 4Servings

Ingredients

  • 1 medium Asian pear, peeled
  • 1/2 cup halved red grapes
  • 1/2 cup halved green grapes
  • 1/4 cup pear nectar
  • 1 Tbs. fresh lime juice
  • 1 tsp. agave nectar
  • 1/4 cup chopped candied ginger
  • 4 sprigs mint

Preparation

Scoop as much flesh as possible from Asian pear using melon baller.

Place pear balls in bowl with grape halves, pear nectar, lime juice, and agave nectar; toss to combine. Chill 2 to 4 hours. Serve garnished with candied ginger and mint.

Nutrition Information

  • Calories: 91
  • Carbohydrate Content: 24 g
  • Fat Content: 0.5 g
  • Fiber Content: 2 g
  • Protein Content: 0.5 g
  • Saturated Fat Content: 0.5 g
  • Sodium Content: 6 mg
  • Sugar Content: 13 g