Best Fruit Salad Recipe

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Best Fruit Salad Recipe
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Best Fruit Salad Recipe

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The combination of juices in the dressing brings out the fabulous flavors of all the fruits featured in this salad.
MAKES:
8-10 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 10 min. + chilling
MAKES:
8-10 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 10 min. + chilling

Ingredients

  • 1 can (20 ounces) pineapple chunks
  • 2 cups diced red apples
  • 2 cups cubed cantaloupe
  • 1 cup seedless green grapes, halved
  • 1 cup halved fresh strawberries
  • 3 ripe kiwifruit, peeled and sliced
  • DRESSING:
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 tablespoon orange juice
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated lemon peel
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated orange peel

Directions

Drain pineapple, reserving 1 tablespoon juice. Combine all fruit in a large bowl; cover and chill.
In a small bowl, combine reserved pineapple juice and dressing ingredients; mix well. Cover and chill. Spoon dressing over fruit or toss just before serving. Yield: 8-10 servings.
Originally published as Special Fruit Salad in Home-Style Soups, Salad and Sandwiches Cookbook 1996, p69

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 204 calories, 11g fat (3g saturated fat), 12mg cholesterol, 71mg sodium, 26g carbohydrate (21g sugars, 3g fiber), 1g protein.

  • 1 can (20 ounces) pineapple chunks
  • 2 cups diced red apples
  • 2 cups cubed cantaloupe
  • 1 cup seedless green grapes, halved
  • 1 cup halved fresh strawberries
  • 3 ripe kiwifruit, peeled and sliced
  • DRESSING:
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 tablespoon orange juice
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated lemon peel
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated orange peel
  1. Drain pineapple, reserving 1 tablespoon juice. Combine all fruit in a large bowl; cover and chill.
  2. In a small bowl, combine reserved pineapple juice and dressing ingredients; mix well. Cover and chill. Spoon dressing over fruit or toss just before serving. Yield: 8-10 servings.
Originally published as Special Fruit Salad in Home-Style Soups, Salad and Sandwiches Cookbook 1996, p69

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PedRN User ID: 7325255 21107
Reviewed Jul. 4, 2013

"A great hit at our July 4th get together.

easy to make and delicious!"

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