Fruit Salad

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.

Rosy Berries and Melon Salad

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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.

Total: 35 mins

Berry-Best Salad

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This fun and fruity salad makes a great summer side dish. Add grilled chicken to make it a main meal.

Total: 15 mins

Sorbet Melon Parfaits

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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.

Total: 15 mins

Spring Waldorf Salad

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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.

Total: 20 mins

How to Make Fruit Salad

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.

Very Berry Salad

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Use only four ingredients to get this summer-fresh strawberry and spinach salad on the table in 15 minutes.

Total: 15 mins

Fresh Fruit with Honey-Lime Sauce

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For a healthy breakfast, stream honey-yogurt sauce over a medley of colorful fruits.

Total: 25 mins

Avocado and Fruit Salad with Jalapeno Dressing

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The spicy jalapeno-sour cream dressing adds kick to this fruit and jicama salad.

Total: 25 mins

Nuts-About-Fruit Salad

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Kids will like this easy fruit salad. It has peanut butter in the dressing.

Warm Citrus Fruit with Brown Sugar

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Wake up a sleepy breakfast with a warm fruit bowl of red grapefruit and oranges sprinkled with rum and brown sugar.

Trifle Fruit Salad

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For a pretty, single-serving presentation, layer the fruit and pudding mixture in parfait glasses rather than in one big bowl.

Melissa's test Fresh Tropical Fruit Medley

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Great island-inspired spin on an old summer favorite.

Fig and Orange Salad

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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.

Fruit Salad with Cranberry Dressing

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This vibrant fruit salad recipe is a nutrient powerhouse with a refreshing taste. The cranberry dressing adds a tasty tang.

Fruit Salad With Banana Dressing

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Lemon yogurt and a banana make the dressing for this kid-pleasing fruit salad.

Total: 20 mins

Fresh Spiced Fruit

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Served as is, this is a refreshing fruit salad. Topped with a little yogurt and honey, it's a lovely dessert.

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