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Fresh Fruit Salad Recipes

Fresh Fruit Salad Recipes That are Tasty, Healthy, and Unique

Is green the color that rules your salad plate? Want to add some more color to it? Maybe fruits can add the much-needed zing to your salad bowl. This article will give you some interesting insights about fruit salad recipes.
Tastessence Staff
Last Updated: Mar 10, 2018
A fresh fruit salad is delicious and refreshing. They can be eaten anytime, in the form of snacks, appetizers or dessert. Fruits like strawberries, blueberries, plums, and raisins are a mainstay in these recipes because they are rich in antioxidants. They also help the body to fight against diseases.

These recipes are easy and can be prepared in a short time. Here are some delectable and healthy recipes.

Rainbow Fruit Salad

Ingredients
  • Raspberries, 4 cups
  • Blueberries, 4 cups
  • Strawberries, 4 cups
  • Bananas, (thinly sliced) 4
  • Peach, 6
  • Apricots, 12
  • Low-fat yogurt, 2 cups
  • Vanilla, 2 tsp.
  • Pecans or low-fat granola, (chopped)
Directions
  1. Take a bowl and mix all the fruits in it.
  2. Fold in the yogurt.
  3. Cover the bowl and refrigerate it.
  4. Sprinkle with low-fat granola or pecans before serving.
Green Apple Breakfast Salad

Ingredients
  • Green apple, (granny smith apple) 1
  • Green seedless grapes, 20
  • Celery stalks, 2
  • Mint leaves, 6
  • Agave nectar, 1 tbsp.
  • Lemon juice, 1 tbsp.
  • Shelled pistachios, ⅓ cup
Directions
  1. Wash grapes and cut them into halves.
  2. Cut celery into little pieces.
  3. Add grapes and celery to the bowl.
  4. Chiffonade the mint leaves (roll the leaves horizontally and then cut the roll into small pieces) and sprinkle it over the grapes and the celery.
  5. Dice the apple into ½ - ¼ inch bits.
  6. Add the apple pieces to the bowl.
  7. Drizzle lemon juice and agave nectar.
  8. Toss with pistachios and mix well.
  9. Serve it cool.
Fruit Salad Delight

Ingredients
  • Apple, (sliced) 1
  • Bananas, (thin slices) 2
  • Oranges, (diced) (peel and remove seeds) 2
  • Seedless grapes, 1 lb.
  • Dark cherries, 1 lb.
  • Watermelon, (chunked) 1
  • Strawberries, (halved) 2 cups
  • Walnuts, (chopped) ¾ cup
  • Coconut, (flaked) 1 cup
  • Lemon or orange juice, as per taste.
  • Powdered sugar, (for garnishing)
Directions
  1. Take a glass bowl.
  2. First layer the banana slices.
  3. Sprinkle powdered sugar lightly.
  4. Pour the lemon or orange juice over it.
  5. Now layer the grapes.
  6. Sprinkle powdered sugar and drizzle the lemon or orange juice.
  7. Continue to layer all the fruits in the same way.
  8. At last, top it up with walnut and coconut.
  9. Garnish with any one of the fruits.
Fruit Salad with Poppy Seed Dressing

Ingredients
  • Orange, (diced) (peel and remove seeds) 1 cup
  • Apple, (diced) 1 cup
  • Banana, (cut into small pieces) 1 cup
  • Pear, (diced) 1 cup
  • Peach, (diced) 1 cup
  • Strawberry, (cut into pieces) 1 cup
  • Grapes, 1 cup
  • Bibb lettuce, 10 leaves
For Dressing
  • Poppy seed, 1 tbsp.
  • Crisco oil, 1 cup
  • Sugar, ¾ cup
  • Onion salt, 1½ tsp.
  • Dry mustard, 1 tsp.
  • Vinegar, ⅓ cup
Directions
  1. To prepare the dressing, take a small bowl, add dry mustard, sugar and salt to the bowl.
  2. Add vinegar and beat at medium speed. Gradually add Crisco oil while beating.
  3. Beat till it thickens and then add the poppy seeds.
  4. Shake well.
  5. Take another bowl and spread the bibb lettuce.
  6. Fill the bowl with fruits and add the poppy seed dressing.
Egg-Honey Dressing Fruit Salad

Ingredients
  • Cut fruits, such as: bananas, strawberries, apples, cantaloupe, grapes, oranges, 8 cups
  • Egg, (well beaten) 1
  • Whipped heavy cream, ½ cup
  • Honey, ¼ cup
  • Lime juice, 1 tbsp.
  • Peanuts, (coarsely chopped) ½ cup
  • Salad greens
Directions
  1. Take a saucepan. Add egg, honey and lime juice. Cook over medium heat. Stir constantly.
  2. Remove from heat when thickened.
  3. Cool it for 30 minutes.
  4. Arrange salad greens on a serving tray.
  5. Blend fruits and peanuts in whipped cream.
  6. Garnish with egg-honey dressing.
  7. Serve chilled.
Yogurt Dressing

Vanilla-Orange Yogurt Dressing
  • Vanilla or mandarin orange yogurt
  • Orange juice, 2 tbsp.
  • Ground cinnamon, 1 tsp.
Mix all of them together, blend it well and serve it with the salad.

Honey Yogurt Dressing
  • Plain yogurt, 1½ cups
  • Mayonnaise, 2 tbsp.
  • Honey, 2 tbsp.
Mix all the ingredients and blend well.

Always use fresh fruits and avoid the canned ones. After all this recipe is nothing but a balance of taste and harmony of colors. They will also help you to get rid of your cravings for sweet desserts and chocolates. It is always a hit with everyone, especially kids.
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