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Fruit Salad with Citrus Yogurt Sauce Recipe

Fruit Salad with Citrus Yogurt Sauce Recipe

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 YIELD: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 peel
  • 2 tablespoons orange liqueur, 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 peel
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract


  • 1. For syrup, combine the first five ingredients in a large saucepan; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 10 minutes; cool. Stir in orange liqueur 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.
  • 3. Serve fruit salad with a slotted spoon; drizzle with yogurt sauce. Yield: 8-10 servings.

Nutritional 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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Reviewed Mar. 23, 2014

"This stuff is [expletive] good!"

Reviewed Dec. 23, 2010

"Forgot to rate---five stars!"

Reviewed 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!!"

Reviewed 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"

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