Fruit Salad Dressing

Add another layer of flavor to fresh fruit with a syrupy or creamy fruit salad dressing. From Vanilla Spice to Citrus Whipped Cream, these sweet and easy fruit salad dressing recipes are quick to mix but taste like you fussed over them.

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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.

Duck and Asian Pear Salad

Midwest Living

Pecan-coated goat cheese and a sweet and fruity dressing make this main-dish salad irresistible. This one-dish meal is perfect with bread.

Berry-Balsamic Vinaigrette

Midwest Living

The sweet tang of this rosy dressing pairs nicely with nuts, cheese, avocado or grilled chicken breast in a mixed green salad. A full 2 cups of strawberries boost the dressing's vitamin C and fiber, while the olive oil is high in omega-3 fatty acids, a healthy fat that fights inflammation and protects against heart disease.

Lemon-Dill Chopped Salad

Family Circle

One of the reasons chopped salads taste so good is that every bite-size piece of vegetable is coated with dressing. This side-dish salad is made extra flavorful with the addition of crumbled goat cheese and a tart apple dressing.

Corn and Blueberry Salad

Better Homes and Gardens

Sweet-Topped Raspberries

Better Homes and Gardens

Yogurt lends a lively, tangy flavor to frozen dessert topping. Top other desserts with this low-calorie combo.

Total: 10 mins

Priscilla's Persimmon and Pomegranate Salad

Better Homes and Gardens

For a fresh and flavorful holiday salad, Justin tosses persimmons, pomegranate seeds, pine nuts, olive oil, and cilantro in lime juice.

Fall Salad With Herbed Apple-Cider Dressing


Granny Smith apples, walnuts, blue cheese, and spinach are tossed with a homemade vinaigrette to make this flavorful dinner salad.

Roasted Beets and Greens with Spicy Orange Vinaigrette

Better Homes and Gardens

A salad of red-tipped lettuce with oranges and roasted beets is tossed with a spicy, citrusy vinaigrette.

Sweet Potato Salad

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How to Make Salad Dressing

Bottled dressing won't be in the picture again when you learn the basic techniques behind how to make salad dressing. It's easy--just remember a few simple tricks.

Moroccan Carrot Salad

Family Circle

The lime dressing spiced with cumin and ginger perks up the sweet mellow taste of the carrots in this side-dish salad.

Fennel Apple Salad

Midwest Living

Sweet, aromatic fennel pairs with a favorite fall fruit to make this low-calorie side salad. It makes enough for 12 guests, so it's perfect for a potluck dinner.

Total: 30 mins

Mixed Greens and Fruit Salad

Better Homes and Gardens

Enjoy this tossed green salad with fresh berries in the summer months or with canned mandarin orange sections during the winter.

Total: 15 mins

Pear and Walnut Salad

Better Homes and Gardens
Total: 25 mins

Grilled Steak with Cheddar Crisps

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Total: 30 mins

Pear and Arugula Salad

Better Homes and Gardens

The sweetness of the pears complements the peppery arugula in this festive holiday salad.

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