Fruit Salad Recipes:
Fruit Salad with Citrus Bowl Dressing

2013-06-01
fruit salad recipes
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  • Servings : 6
  • Prep Time : 10m
  • Cook Time : 0m
  • Ready In : 10m

Nutritional Info

This information is per serving.

  • Calories

    85
  • Total Fat

    0.2 g
  • Cholesterol

    0m g
  • Sodium

    1m g
  • Total Carbohydrates

    21.0 g
  • Dietary Fiber

    3.2 g
  • Protein

    1.4 g
  • Vitamin A

    13%
  • Vitamin C

    151%
  • Calcium

    5%
  • Iron

    3%
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Fruit salad recipes work any time of the year for almost any occasion.

Great for breakfast, lunch or dinner, they are also a hit on the buffet table. They can be as plain or as exotic as you like.

This is a delicious fresh fruit salad recipe, filled with the delicious mix of citrus fruits, kiwi and strawberries. It is topped with mint and just a little orange zest and sugar to bring out the flavors.

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Ingredients

  • 2 oranges
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 grapefruits
  • 2 kiwi, peeled and sliced
  • 1/2 pint strawberries, stems removed and cut in half or quartered
  • 2 tablespoons fresh mint, chopped

Method

Step 1

Grate the zest from one of the oranges and place in a small bowl with the sugar. Mix.

Step 2

Section and cut the grapefruit and oranges over a bowl, reserving 1/4 cup of the juices. Place sections in another bowl. Add kiwi, strawberries and mint.

Step 3

Mix reserved juices into bowl with the zest/sugar mixture. Pour over fruit and toss to coat. Chill for 30 minutes before serving.

Makes 6 servings.

Did You Know?

Fruit salad recipes are so versatile. You can basically mix together your favorite fruits and you will find the combinations that you like best.

Try a variety of fruits that you think will work together.

Using fruits in season guarantees a wide variety of delicious fruit salads all year at a reasonable price. Try fresh plums in the later summer and fall. Even in mid winter, a fresh fruit salad on the table brings the sunshine right in.

Fruit salads are very healthy too. Mix together fruits of various colors and textures to make sure you get all the nutrients possible in one bowl.

Also, try cutting down on the sugar. Gradually you will find that the natural sweetness of the fruit is enough. Or substitute the sugar with Stevia, a natural sweetener.

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  1. posted by Karen Ciancio on August 18, 2013

    Fruit Salad with Lots of Fruits – My Favorite Snack Recipe

    A comment originally posted by Abdul Matynne of NY.

    Fruits are center of nutrition and vitamins. Different fruits are advisable to consume on daily basis for our balance diet.

    Fruits salad’s preparation is so simple that anyone can prepare it easily in few minutes. One of the most advantageous points for this recipe is its ability to remain fresh even after many hours of preparation when stored in refrigerator. The taste of this dish does not change even when it’s consumed after many hours. So when you are running out of time the fruit salad will be your helpful dish.

    You can easily change the taste of the salad by changing the ingredients fruits used in its preparation Even when you are suffering from digestion problem you can consume it as its easily digested in compared to diet containing fiber .

    Commonly used ingredients for fruit salad:
    A cup of seedless grapes
    4-5 oranges (2 oranges for top)
    1 sweet apple (based upon your preferences)
    1 pear
    5-6 ripe bananas
    A cup of blueberries
    1/2 cup fresh or frozen mango chunks
    1/2 cup dried fruit
    1-2 cups strawberries

    Well first of all you must cut the bananas into smaller pieces after you ripe off its skin.
    The banana pieces must be kept in a bowl where other fruits like mango chunks, dried fruit and grapes are to be mixed in. Now you must add sweet apple after cutting it into smaller pieces along with orange ripping away its skin.

    You can add grapes from the side of the bowl but before adding it should be turned into two pieces of equal half’s. Now you can proceed with the topping by adding some oranges and blueberries. Finally fresh and healthy salad is ready.

    Salad tastes better when served chilled so it should be refrigerated.

    This is one of my favorite snack recipe. Its also the one I recommend my friends and family and has become part of our daily menu.

    Combine healthy recipes with Exercises and Workout Routines and you have a sure success recipe to get lean body.

    Comment to the recipe:

    Fruits fruits and more fruits
    by: Ray R

    I loved this recipe but since it has so many fruits, I would like to create my own sub-recipe with it. We can just add a few fruits at a time to cut costs and add more variety.

    thanks

  2. posted by Karen Ciancio on July 15, 2013

    Delicious Fruit Salad

    by Yitty from NY

    1 16 ounces can pineapple crushed
    1 pound. frozen strawberry blended with 2 tbs. confectioners sugar
    1 16 ounces. can mandarins
    1 pomegranate seeds only
    2 kiwi diced

    Tip: An easy way to take out seeds of pomegranate: Cut it in half, put it in a plastic bag on a flat surface like a table, take a kitchen utensil a spoon or ladle and pound on it till every seed pops out smoothly in 2 minutes. Try it.

    I love food, and the preparations too.