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

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 290 calories, 6g fat (3g saturated fat), 6mg cholesterol, 56mg sodium, 59g carbohydrate (21g sugars, 3g fiber), 5g protein.


  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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erinmarie78 User ID: 1623503 244057
Reviewed Feb. 18, 2016

"Great recipe! I make as is, except I leave out the coconut as no one in my family likes it. I make this all the time - and I love that you can mix and match whatever fruit you have on hand."

Judat User ID: 8282854 225067
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."

dawnrosanne User ID: 1014810 221589
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."

searay418 User ID: 473814 108418
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!"

linsvin User ID: 1584655 133274
Reviewed Dec. 2, 2010

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

HBcook User ID: 2966570 98560
Reviewed Dec. 2, 2009

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

Granmom43 User ID: 2750462 209243
Reviewed Jul. 25, 2008

"I love this quick cool recipe and not alot of ingredients to buy."

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