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Mixed Fruit with Lemon-Basil Dressing

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 15 min.


8 servings

Updated: Mar. 24, 2023
A slightly savory dressing really complements the sweet fruit in this recipe. I also use the dressing on salad greens. —Dixie Terry, Goreville, Illinois
Mixed Fruit with Lemon-Basil Dressing Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1/8 teaspoon onion powder
  • Dash pepper
  • 6 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4-1/2 teaspoons minced fresh basil
  • 1 cup cubed fresh pineapple
  • 1 cup sliced fresh strawberries
  • 1 cup sliced peeled kiwifruit
  • 1 cup seedless watermelon balls
  • 1 cup fresh blueberries
  • 1 cup fresh raspberries


  1. Place the lemon juice, sugar, salt, mustard, onion powder and pepper in a blender; cover and pulse until blended. While processing, gradually add oil in a steady stream. Stir in basil.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the fruit. Drizzle with dressing and toss to coat. Refrigerate until serving.

Nutrition Facts

3/4 cup: 145 calories, 11g fat (1g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 76mg sodium, 14g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 3g fiber), 1g protein. Diabetic exchanges: 2 fat, 1 fruit.

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