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Fruit Platter with Peanut-Orange Dressing
205 mcg folic acid
Florida orange juice and peanut butter make a tantalizing topping for a medley of fresh fruit.

cup frozen Florida orange juice concentrate, thawed
1/3 cup reduced-fat creamy peanut butter spread
2 tablespoons water
1 tablespoon honey
3 cups shredded fresh spinach
3 cups shredded romaine
3 cups Florida oranges, peeled, halved, and sliced
1 small cantaloupe, peeled, seeded, quartered, and cut into thin slices
1 cup seedless green grapes, halved
1 cup strawberries, halved
cup chopped peanuts

For dressing, in a bowl use a wire whisk to gradually stir concentrate into peanut butter, whisking until smooth. Stir in water and honey.

Line a serving platter with spinach and romaine; arrange oranges, cantaloupe, grapes, and strawberries on greens. Sprinkle with peanuts. Pass dressing with salad. Makes 6 side-dish servings.

Courtesy of the Florida Department of Citrus