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Fabulous Fruit Salad Recipe

Fabulous Fruit Salad Recipe

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
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. + chilling YIELD:10 servings


  • 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


  • 1. 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.
  • 2. Remove from the heat. Cool quickly by placing pan in a bowl of ice water; stir for 2 minutes.
  • 3. In a large bowl, combine the pineapple, cantaloupe, grapefruit, oranges, apple and banana. Pour dressing over fruit. Cover and refrigerate for 2 hours.
  • 4. Just before serving, stir salad. Sprinkle with blueberries. Yield: 10 servings.

Recipe Note

To Make Ahead: Dressing can be made a day in advance; cover and refrigerate.

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 117 calories, 1g fat (0 saturated fat), 20mg cholesterol, 5mg sodium, 28g carbohydrate (24g sugars, 2g fiber), 1g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 fruit, 1/2 starch.

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