Cheese and Fruit Salad

cheese and fruit salad

Cheese and Fruit Salad

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This fruit salad is a great way to use up that leftover cheese from the fridge. It's a delicious and healthy side dish for any meal or potluck.
Servings: 4
Calories: 300
Prep Time 16 minutes


  • small head of Chinese leaves shredded
  • 8 oz can pineapple chunks
  • 4 oz cottage cheese
  • 4 oz Cheddar cheese diced
  • 4 oz cooked ham diced
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 avocado
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice


  • Arrange the Chinese leaves in the bottom of a serving dish. Drain the pineapple chunks. Mix with the cottage cheese, Cheddar and ham. Season well and spoon the mixture on top of the leaves.
  • Halve the avocado. Scoop out the stone, then peel and thinly slice. Sprinkle with lemon juice and arrange the slices on top of the cheese mixture. Chill before serving.


Cook's Tip
If you're counting the calories, omit the avocado. Use fruit canned in unsweetened juice, low-fat Cheddar and lean ham.
Calories: 300 kcal
Carbohydrates: 15 g
Protein: 17 g
Fat: 20g
Saturated Fat: 8 g
Cholesterol: 55 mg
Sodium: 1192 mg
Potassium: 455 mg
Fiber: 4 g
Sugar: 9 g
Vitamin A: 426 IU
Vitamin C: 18 mg
Calcium: 245 mg
Iron: 1 mg
Dishes Salads
Ingredients Cheddar, Cheese
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