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Tequila-Lime Fruit Salad

Looking for a fast, colorful side to round out any meal? This refreshing fruit salad is pure perfection! —Angela Howland, Haynesville, Maine
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
  • Makes
    10 servings


  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 3 tablespoons tequila or additional lime juice
  • 2 cups cubed fresh pineapple
  • 2 cups sliced fresh strawberries
  • 2 cups chopped peeled kiwifruit
  • 2 cups seedless red grapes, halved


  • In a small saucepan, bring sugar and water to a boil over medium heat. Remove from the heat; cool completely. Stir in lime juice and tequila.
  • In a large bowl, combine the fruit. Drizzle with syrup and toss gently to coat.
Nutrition Facts
3/4 cup: 139 calories, 1g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 2mg sodium, 33g carbohydrate (28g sugars, 3g fiber), 1g protein.

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  • brendamckenzie
    Apr 6, 2015

    Best fruit salad I've ever had!

  • MOTCook
    May 30, 2014

    I would agree with ashleighg. Definitely a keeper! I used fresh lime juice instead of the tequila. There was none left over from our church's social hour!!

  • ashleighg
    May 28, 2014

    I would rate this with 10 stars, if possible!! I made this for a Memorial Day get together and it was AMAZING! The salad was delicious and eye appealing. To reduce calories, I used Splenda instead of sugar and I also substituted the extra lime juice for the tequila (per optional recipe directions) to make it more kid friendly. It's even great the next day, satisfies my sweet tooth, and the lime juice adds a wonderful dimension to the taste of the fruit. Thanks so much for sharing this recipe, which has surely become a family favorite!

  • loveschristmas
    May 25, 2014

    This was a hit! Everyone loved it!

  • SantasBride
    May 21, 2014

    Any way to have the flavor of the tequila without the alcohol? I cannot imagine the non-alcohol version with just the lime juice is just as good. (Had to rate in order to ask question, so gave it 5 stars on appearance and combination of ingredients)

  • Motorhomegal
    Jul 16, 2013

    It's the tequila that "makes" this salad....I've fixed it twice in the last two weeks....OVER THE TOP GOOD!!

  • ahmom
    Jul 16, 2013

    I made this without the tequila.Very good! I think a banana would be good stirred in right before serving would be good.

  • adrianatobon
    Jul 12, 2013

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  • Momma4ever
    Jun 28, 2013

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  • Queenlalisa
    Jun 27, 2013

    Very good. We loved it!