Fruit salad is a common quick and easy summer treat. Good as an appetizer or even the main dish, enjoy recipes such as Fruit Salad with Cranberry Dressing, Tropical Fruit Salad, Five-Cup Fruit Salad, or Figs and Fruit Salad.See Popular Fruit Salad Recipes
Any fresh fruit works in this quick-and-easy salad. The vivid impact of all-red fruit is an eye-catcher, but try a version with sliced peaches, honeydew melon, and blueberries, too.
An anytime fresh fruit salad gets a flavor boost from orange zest and orange juice, too.
Jerry Traunfeld makes this refreshing salad with a trio of crunchy ingredients -- celery, Asian pear, and toasted hazelnuts -- then dresses it with a tangy vinaigrette. "Celery is underappreciated as a salad ingredient," he says. "And Asian pears also have that great crunch." Traunfeld prefers the sweet, oval-shaped DuChilly hazelnut over the rounder, more common variety. A good source for DuChilly nuts is Holmquist Hazelnut Orchards (holmquisthazelnuts.com).
This fun and fruity salad makes a great summer side dish. Add grilled chicken to make it a main meal.
Edible flowers are an irresistible way to turn fresh salads into party food. Purchase prepicked, certified edible flowers at well-stocked supermarkets. Serve with toasted cheese squares and chilled lemon tea.
When you're looking for a show-stopping salad, try our unique and delicious warm dressing that tops mixed baby greens, fresh and dried fruits, toasted pecans and crumbled blue cheese.
To avoid cutting into three different melons, look for melons already cut in balls or cubes in a supermarket produce section. Or use 2 cups of a single melon variety.
An eye-catching centerpiece for any brunch, this four-fruit salad features the delicate flavor of mint.
It's been said that fresh fruit is nature's candy--and with good reason. Fruit is sweet and delicious, colorfully wrapped, and doesn't require much dressing up to become an elegant dessert. While pies, tarts and cobblers all have their place, to truly savor the natural flavors of strawberries, melon, grapes and other fresh-picked "candies," you need look no further than how to make fruit salad.
Granny Smith apples add a sweet crispness to this light and healthy salad with zesty lemon flavors. Grapes and Belgian endive bring special taste to this fresh side dish recipe.
Use only four ingredients to get this summer-fresh strawberry and spinach salad on the table in 15 minutes.
For a healthy breakfast, stream honey-yogurt sauce over a medley of colorful fruits.
The spicy jalapeno-sour cream dressing adds kick to this fruit and jicama salad.
The Dutch in New Amsterdam often set out three oranges on the night of Saint Nicholas's expected arrival. The fruit symbolizes the sacks of gold the saint gave as dowries to three poor sisters. Oranges are as good as gold in this side salad recipe of figs, toasted pecans, and salad greens. Serve it with meat dishes.