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Citrus Salad

My mom always made this salad for Christmas dinner, so it's been a family favorite for many years. I teach special education at the high school level and often incorporate cooking into my lessons. Whenever we make this recipe at school, it's always a hit with the students.
  • Total Time
    Prep: 10 min. + chilling
  • Makes
    6-8 servings


  • 1 cup cubed fresh pineapple
  • 1 cup fresh orange pieces
  • 1 cup fresh tangerine pieces or 1 can (11 ounces) mandarin oranges, drained
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 cup miniature marshmallows
  • 1/2 cup sweetened shredded coconut
  • Lettuce leaves, optional


  • In a large bowl, combine the fruit sour cream, marshmallows and coconut. Cover and refrigerate for several hours. If desired, serve in a lettuce-lined bowl or on individual lettuce-lined plates.
Nutrition Facts
3/4 cup: 143 calories, 7g fat (5g saturated fat), 20mg cholesterol, 34mg sodium, 18g carbohydrate (15g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein.

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