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Fruit Salad with Citrus Yogurt Sauce

Total Time

Prep: 40 min. + chilling

Makes

8-10 servings

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
Fruit Salad with Citrus Yogurt Sauce Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 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
  • CITRUS YOGURT SAUCE:
  • 1 cup plain yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons sour cream
  • 1 teaspoon grated orange zest
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

Directions

  1. 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.
  2. 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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