Giglio's Fruit Salad [T]

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8 Plums, pitted and sliced

6 Peaches, pitted, peeled, and

Sliced 1 Banana, peeled and sliced

1/2 c Grapes, seedless or seeded

1/2 c Champagne or dry sparkling

Wine (or Riesling) 1/2 Hot pepper, seeded and cut

In two pieces 1 Head Boston lettuce, torn

Into small pieces 1/2 c Rice Dream

From Cooking From an Italian Garden, by Paola Scaravelli (Holt, Rinehart, & Winston: 1984) a vegetarian but very high fat cookbook - ADAPTED Put fruit in a bowl, drain and reserve juice. Put champagne and the hot pepper in a small saucepan, bring to a boil and remove from heat. Discard hot pepper and let champagne sit for 10 minutes. Combine fruit and lettuce in a salad bowl or individual salad bowls. Add Rice Dream to cooled champagne and mix well. Pour over salad and serve immediately. The original recipe called for heavy cream, and I have tested it with Rice Dream. It tastes great, but Rice Dream does have fat. I have not tried low fat soy milk (can't find it, for one thing), but the vanilla flavor would probably be perfect. It is also good, though not as good, without a cream substitute at all. A sweeter wine such as Riesling is better without Rice Dream. NOTE: boil the wine longer if you want all of the alcohol out. I don't serve this to children or alcoholic friends. Most of it seems to be gone, however. From: "Anne.Cox" <20676AC@msu.edu>. Fatfree Digest [Volume 9 Issue 29] July 20, 1994. Formatted by Sue Smith, S.Smith34, TXFT40A@Prodigy.com using

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