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Creamy Tropical Fruit Salad Recipe
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Creamy Tropical Fruit Salad Recipe

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Teri Lindquist of Gurnee, Illinois says: “I needed a speedy salad for a luncheon recently, used what I had available and everyone loved it! Light, fluffy and full of fruit, this salad could double as a healthy dessert. You can also tuck it into the kids’ lunchboxes for a fun school-day treat.”
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES: 6 servings


  • 2 cans (15-1/4 ounces each) mixed tropical fruit, drained
  • 1 can (11 ounces) mandarin oranges, drained
  • 1 medium banana, sliced
  • 1 cup miniature marshmallows
  • 1-1/2 cups (12 ounces) vanilla yogurt
  • 1/4 cup flaked coconut
  • 1/4 cup slivered almonds, toasted


  1. In a large bowl, combine the tropical fruit, oranges, banana and marshmallows. Add yogurt; toss gently to coat. Sprinkle with coconut and almonds. Refrigerate until serving. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Tropical Fruit Salad in Simple & Delicious September/October 2007, p37

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Reviewed Apr. 19, 2015

"I made this for the first time yesterday for a dinner party.

Everyone loved it, including my husband who is a very fussy eater.
I will make it again."

Reviewed Feb. 28, 2015

"I used a combination of low fat mango yogurt and vanilla yogurt in it instead of just plain vanilla. This is a yummy inexpensive fruit salad."

Reviewed Feb. 12, 2013

"I needed more servings but didn't want to double the recipe so I added a can of peach pie filling. It was wonderful!"

Reviewed Dec. 2, 2010

"Nice twist to traditional fruit salad loved the coconut. Would make this more in the summertime"

Reviewed Dec. 2, 2009

"A GREAT replacement for traditional fruit salad. I used low fat yogurt."

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