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Favorite Fruit Salad Recipe

Favorite Fruit Salad Recipe

I spend a lot of time in the kitchen, especially when our four children and nine grandchildren come to visit. This salad is always requested when they're here for dinner.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling YIELD:12-14 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup each grapefruit, orange and pineapple juice
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1/4 cup white vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 2 to 3 teaspoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon prepared mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 8 cups torn iceberg lettuce
  • 6 cups torn Bibb lettuce
  • 3 cups orange sections
  • 3 cups fresh pineapple chunks
  • 3 cups sliced fresh strawberries

Directions

  • 1. In a saucepan, stir juices and cornstarch until smooth. Bring to a boil over medium heat; cook and stir for 2 minutes. Cool to room temperature.
  • 2. Add vinegar, oil, garlic, sugar, mustard, salt, paprika and nutmeg; stir to mix. Cover and chill.
  • 3. In a salad bowl, toss lettuces, oranges, pineapple and strawberries. Pour dressing over salad and toss; serve immediately. Yield: 12-14 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (3/4 cup) equals 96 calories, 2 g fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 93 mg sodium, 19 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 2 g protein.