Winter Fruit Salad

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 25 min.


8 servings

Updated: Jun. 27, 2023
The bright colors in this winter fruit salad will perk up your morning. This is such a wonderful & easy dish to make for get-togethers.—Laura Brodine, Colorado Springs, Colorado
Winter Fruit Salad Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1/3 cup pomegranate juice
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon grated tangerine zest
  • 4 tangerines, peeled and sectioned
  • 2 medium kiwifruit, peeled, halved and sliced
  • 1 medium apple, cut into 1/2-inch slices
  • 1 large ripe banana, sliced
  • 1 large pear, cut into 1/2-inch slices
  • 1-1/2 cups cubed fresh pineapple
  • 1/2 cup pomegranate seeds


  1. In a small saucepan, combine pomegranate juice and sugar. Bring to a boil; cook until liquid is reduced by half. Stir in tangerine zest; cool to room temperature.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the remaining ingredients. Drizzle pomegranate mixture over fruit. Serve immediately with a slotted spoon.

Winter Fruit Salad Tips

How do you store winter fruit salad?

Winter fruit salad can stay fresh in an airtight container for up to 4 days. For more staying power, avoid making this salad with overripe fruit in the first place. On the other hand, if you’ve got some fruit that isn’t ripe enough yet, you have options: Check out our tips for how to quickly ripen bananas if they’re still green.

Can you make winter fruit salad ahead of time?

You can make this winter fruit salad the day before serving and chill overnight. Just omit the bananas, and add them immediately before serving. Here’s how to keep all kinds of produce fresh and ready for any recipe.

What are some variations of this winter fruit salad recipe?

Blood oranges and your favorite berries are easy mix-ins. Not so sure about the pomegranate? Here’s simple step-by-step directions on how to seed a pomegranate for your salad.

Elizabeth Harris, Taste of Home contributing writer

Nutrition Facts

3/4 cup: 126 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 4mg sodium, 32g carbohydrate (25g sugars, 3g fiber), 1g protein.