7 Fruit Salad
Total TimePrep: 20 min. + chilling
- 1/2 cup lime juice
- 1/2 cup water
- 1/2 cup sugar
- 2 medium nectarines, thinly sliced
- 1 large firm banana, thinly sliced
- 1 pint blueberries
- 1 pint fresh strawberries, sliced
- 1-1/2 cups watermelon balls
- 1 cup green grapes
- 1 kiwifruit, peeled and chopped
- In a large bowl, combine the lime juice, water and sugar; stir until sugar is dissolved. Add nectarines and banana; toss to coat.
- In a 2-1/2-qt. glass bowl, combine the remaining fruits. Add nectarine mixture; stir gently. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour. Serve with a slotted spoon.
Nutrition Facts1 cup: 116 calories, 1g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 2mg sodium, 29g carbohydrate (25g sugars, 3g fiber), 1g protein.
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May 28, 2017
We love the flavors in this salad. It's so easy to prepare and everyone loves it. We've served it at potlucks and are asked for the recipe!
Apr 7, 2016
I still have the print issue of this from the 90s. In that version they called for rinsed, canned mandarin oranges not nectarines. The combination of lime juice, water and sugar is amazing! I omit the watermelon personally. Everyone loves this and asks for it often when I am bringing a dish. Nobody ever guesses that the key to the flavor is lime juice. This is the only fruit salad recipe I ever use. But I have to say here in PA it is best made when all of the fruits are starting to actually come in season. And I use red or purple grapes. Green just don't do it for me.
May 31, 2014
This was very tasty. Next time I will cut back on the lime juice a little. I took this to a party and everyone really enjoyed it! I will definitely be making this again!
Jan 25, 2014
Excellent recipe! I have had chef's ask me for this recipe because it is so delicious and the flavor is out of this world. Did I mention it is easy!
Sep 19, 2013
I felt the natural flavor of the fruit was masked by the lime. In the future I think I will look for a salad that has a sauce you can serve on the side.
Jul 6, 2013
This a crowd favorite, very tasty and easy to make. A great salad for the summertime.
May 26, 2013
Family and extended family ass for this at every family gathering.
Apr 16, 2012
here's another way to prepare it-when I sent in this recipe to TOH magizine years ago, the directions called for it to be layered with the bananas, kiwi and sweet cherries on top as a garnish (the cherries were left off when it was published). the layers look pretty in a tall glass bowl.
Apr 6, 2012
Whenever I make this fruit salad I'm asked what's on it. The lime, sugar and water just perk up the fruit. DELICIOUS!
Sep 27, 2009
I've been making this for several years now - it is a very good, easy and simple, refreshing salad. I make it the night before except for the bananas, adding them just before seving for a great breakfast go-along. I like the idea of the Margurita mix - I'll try it!