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Fabulous Fruit Salad

 Fabulous Fruit Salad
This refreshing fruit salad bursts with a delightful citrus flavor. The recipe makes a big batch so it’s perfect for a holiday potluck.—Mary Louise Fash, Walterboro, South Carolina
10 ServingsPrep: 30 min. + chilling


  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 egg yolk, lightly beaten
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons lime juice
  • 1/2 fresh pineapple, peeled and cubed
  • 1 small cantaloupe, peeled, seeded and cubed
  • 1 large grapefruit, peeled and sectioned
  • 1 large navel orange, peeled and sectioned
  • 1 small red apple, chopped
  • 1 small banana, sliced
  • 1 cup fresh blueberries


  • In a small heavy saucepan, combine the first five ingredients. Cook
  • and stir over medium heat until mixture reaches 160° and is
  • thick enough to coat the back of a spoon.
  • Remove from the heat. Cool quickly by placing pan in a bowl of ice
  • water; stir for 2 minutes.
  • In a large bowl, combine the pineapple, cantaloupe, grapefruit,
  • oranges, apple and banana. Pour dressing over fruit. Cover and
  • refrigerate for 2 hours.
  • Just before serving, stir salad. Sprinkle with blueberries. Yield: 10
  • servings.

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To Make Ahead: Dressing can be made a day in advance; cover and refrigerate.
Nutritional Facts: 3/4 cup equals 117 calories, 1 g fat (trace saturated fat), 20 mg cholesterol, 5 mg sodium, 28 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 1 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 fruit, 1/2 starch.