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Fruit Salad with Citrus Yogurt Sauce

Making this fruit salad the night before gives me one less thing to think about during the rush of gift opening on Christmas morning. —Wanda Peterson, Lindsay, Ontario
  • Total Time
    Prep: 40 min. + chilling
  • Makes
    8-10 servings


  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon grated orange zest
  • 2 tablespoons Triple Sec, optional
  • 2 medium kiwifruit, peeled, sliced and halved
  • 2 medium ripe pears, peeled and chopped
  • 2 medium Red Delicious apples, chopped
  • 2 medium navel oranges, peeled and sectioned
  • 2 cups seedless red grapes, halved
  • 1 medium pink grapefruit, peeled and sectioned
  • 1 cup plain yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons sour cream
  • 1 teaspoon grated orange zest
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract


  • For syrup, in a large saucepan combine the first five ingredients; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 10 minutes. Cool. Stir in triple sec if desired.
  • In a large bowl, combine the kiwi, pears, apples, oranges, grapes and grapefruit; add syrup and gently toss. Cover and refrigerate overnight. In a small bowl, combine sauce ingredients. Cover and refrigerate overnight. Serve fruit salad with a slotted spoon; drizzle with yogurt sauce.
Nutrition Facts
1 cup: 162 calories, 2g fat (1g saturated fat), 5mg cholesterol, 16mg sodium, 37g carbohydrate (32g sugars, 3g fiber), 2g protein.

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  • jdh0731
    Mar 23, 2014

    This stuff is [expletive] good!

  • sestein
    Dec 23, 2010

    Forgot to rate---five stars!

  • sestein
    Dec 23, 2010

    Served this at a ladies Christmas Coffee and they loved it. Making the day before is very helpful. The fruit didn't turn brown!!

  • berumen
    Jan 25, 2010

    I like this recipe and for the sauce i was feeling like lemon so i did that insted of the orange zest and used fat free plain yogurt and fat free sour cream. The family liked it alot

  • Camogirlie
    Dec 13, 2007

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