Nectarine & Berry Salad
Prep: 5 mins
Cook: 5 mins
Serves: 6
These delicious fruits are tossed in a sweet vanilla dressing with a hint of mint.


  • 4 nectarines, stoned and sliced
  • 250 g strawberries, hulled
  • 1/4 cup mint leaves, stalks removed
  • 250 mL orange juice
  • 1/4 tsp vanilla essence
  • 1 tbs caster sugar


  1. Toss fruit and mint together.
  2. Combine orange juice, vanilla essence and caster sugar in a small saucepan and stir over low heat until sugar has dissolved.
  3. Increase temperature and simmer for 5 minutes. Remove from heat and cool.
  4. Pour dressing over fruit and chill. Serve cold.

Recipe from Healthy Food Fast © State of Western Australia, 2012. Reproduced with permission.

Variation: Use canned peaches if nectarines are not in season.
Serving Suggestion: Serve with reduced-fat vanilla ice cream or yoghurt.

Nutrition Information

per serving per 100g
Energy 322 kJ 169 kJ
Protein 2.3 g 1.2 g
Fat, total 0.2 g 0.1 g
— saturated 0 g 0 g
Carbohydrate 14.7 g 7.7 g
— sugars 14.7 g 7.7 g
Sodium 4.1 mg 2.1 mg
Fibre 2.9 g 1.5 g

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    Very easy and very refreshing, i used maple syrup instead of sugar
    Tania Adams
    Posted on: 22 Dec 19

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