Brunch Fruit Salad Recipe
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Brunch Fruit Salad Recipe

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This appealing fruit salad from Millie Vickery of Lena, Illinois is a lovely addition to breakfast, lunch or supper. Convenient canned and fresh fruits are tossed with a quick-to-cook sauce.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:10 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 10 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 can (20 ounces) pineapple chunks
  • 2 large firm bananas, cut into 1/4-inch chunks
  • 1 cup green grapes
  • 1 can (15 ounces) mandarin oranges, drained
  • 1 medium red apple, sliced
  • 1 medium green apple, sliced
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1/3 cup orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (3/4 cup) equals 161 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 4 mg sodium, 42 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 1 g protein.

Directions

  1. Drain pineapple, reserving juice. Combine the pineapple, bananas, grapes, oranges and apples in a large bowl; set aside.
  2. In a small saucepan, combine sugar and cornstarch. Add the orange juice, lemon juice and reserved pineapple juice; stir until smooth. Bring to a boil; reduce heat. Cook and stir for 2 minutes. Pour over fruit; mix gently. Cover and refrigerate until serving. Yield: 10 servings.
Originally published as Brunch Fruit Salad in Quick Cooking May/June 1999, p57

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (3/4 cup) equals 161 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 4 mg sodium, 42 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 1 g protein.

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Reviewed Jun. 28, 2013

"My daughter made this for a family gathering we had and everyone loved it. I asked for the recipe and have since made it. Yum!!! Great recipe!!!"

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Reviewed Nov. 2, 2012

"I have trouble finding good fruit recipes that people actually eat. Well, this is it. I made it for a breakfast, and it was very well received."

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Reviewed May. 24, 2012

"yummy and easy!!"

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Reviewed Apr. 22, 2012

"Very nice, made it the night before and kept in the frig, didn't use bananas, but used a can of mandarin oranges with peaches, added alot more fruit and it was delicious, didn't use of the liquid I boiled and it was just right not too watery. Quick and easy!!!"

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Reviewed Dec. 26, 2011

"I make fruit salad a lot for holidays, showers, and get-togethers. This one is a favorite for me because it uses some canned ingredients to make it quick and easy, but some fresh as well to make it taste great! The syrup is sweet and delicious. Definitely a make-again recipe!"

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