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Banana-Pear Caterpillar

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 15 min.

Makes

1 serving

With Sherry's guidance, Kendra Paige-Wrischnik, now 11, transformed banana and pear slices into this creepy crawler. "The girls' brother, Joey, was too young to help prepare the salads, but he sure enjoyed eating them," Sherry adds.

Ingredients

  • 1 lettuce leaf
  • 1 medium banana, peeled
  • 1/2 medium red pear, cut into 1/4-inch slices
  • 2 raisins

Directions

  1. Place lettuce on a salad plate; top with the banana. Cut 1/4-in. V-shaped slices halfway through the banana, spacing cuts 1 in. apart. Place a pear slice, peel side up, in each cut. For eyes, gently press raisins into one end of banana. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts

1 each: 160 calories, 1g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 2mg sodium, 41g carbohydrate (31g sugars, 5g fiber), 2g protein.

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