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Fall's harvest salad

Fall's harvest includes pecans, cranberries and Caribbean Red papayas. We harvest papayas in the fall! The papaya adds a tropical touch to this easy-make salad that borders on comfort food for the health conscious.


2 cups Caribbean Red papaya (about ½ fruit)
½ cup dried cranberries
½ cup gorgonzola cheese crumbles
1/2 cup pecans, chopped
½ cup Italian dressing

Yield: 4
Prep time: 30 minutes

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1. Peel the Caribbean Red papaya and cut in half, remove the seeds. Cut into small pieces.
2. In a large bowl, add the papaya pieces, cranberries, cheese, and pecans. Toss to combine. Chill for at least 2 hours.
3. Just before serving, add the Italian dressing and toss gently to combine.

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