Grandma’s Fruit Salad
Total TimePrep: 25 min. + chilling
Makes12 servings, 1/2 cup per serving
- 1 can (20 ounces) unsweetened pineapple chunks
- 1 can (15 ounces) reduced-sugar sliced pears, drained
- 1 can (15 ounces) sliced peaches in juice, drained
- 1-1/2 cups seedless red grapes
- 1 package (3 ounces) cook-and-serve vanilla pudding mix
- 2 medium firm bananas
- 3 tablespoons lemon juice
- 1 jar (10 ounces) maraschino cherries, well drained
- Drain pineapple, reserving juice in a 1-cup measuring cup. In a large bowl, combine the pineapple, pears, peaches and grapes. Cover and refrigerate.
- Add enough water to pineapple juice to measure 1 cup. Pour into a small saucepan. Whisk in pudding mix. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly. Remove from heat; set aside to cool to room temperature.
- Slice bananas into a small bowl. Drizzle with lemon juice; gently toss to coast. Let stand for 5 minutes; drain. Add bananas and cherries to chilled fruit. Add cooled pudding; toss gently to combine. Refrigerate until serving. Refrigerate leftovers.
Nutrition Facts1/2 cup: 140 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 53mg sodium, 37g carbohydrate (33g sugars, 2g fiber), 0 protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 fruit.
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Sep 2, 2014
i followed the recipe as written and it is very good. You can certainly mix and match your fruits without fear of messing it up.
Mar 8, 2012
I have made this salad several times and it is easy and wonderful! :)
Feb 5, 2012
This is my family's favorite fruit salad.
Jul 28, 2010
I love the dressing for this fruit salad!