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Tangy Fruit Salad Recipe

Tangy Fruit Salad Recipe

I got this recipe from dear friends many years ago, and it has been a mainstay at my house ever since. This salad is a sweet refreshing side dish or light dessert.—Darlene Alexander, Nekoosa, Wisconsin
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:6-8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 can (20 ounces) pineapple chunks
  • 1 can (15 ounces) fruit cocktail, drained
  • 1 can (11 ounces) mandarin oranges, drained
  • 2 medium bananas, sliced
  • 2 medium apples or pears, cut into chunks
  • 1 cup sliced fresh strawberries, optional
  • 1 package (3.4 ounces) instant vanilla pudding mix
  • 1/4 cup orange breakfast drink mix

Directions

  • 1. Drain pineapple juice into a small bowl; set aside. In a large serving bowl, combine the pineapple, fruit cocktail, mandarin oranges, bananas, apples and strawberries if desired.
  • 2. Whisk the pudding mix and drink mix into the reserved pineapple juice. Fold into fruit mixture. Refrigerate before serving. Yield: 6-8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 221 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 177 mg sodium, 57 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 1 g protein.