How To Make Fruit Salad

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Tuesday, August 12, 2008

Cran Raspberry Gelatin Salad


Another great fruit salad recipe....raspberry mix !







INGREDIENTS

* 2 (3 ounce) packages cranberry flavored gelatin mix
* 1 cup boiling water
* 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened
* 1 (12 ounce) package frozen raspberries - thawed anddrained
* 1 cup ginger ale
* 1 (8 ounce) can crushed pineapple, drained
* 1/3 cup chopped pecans
* 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
* 1 (8 ounce) carton frozen whipped topping, thawed
* 1 1/2 cups miniature marshmallows
* Additional whipped topping


DIRECTIONS

1. In a small bowl, dissolve gelatin in boiling water. In amixing bowl, beat cream cheese until smooth. Gradually add hotgelatin mixture and beat until smooth. Stir in the raspberries,ginger ale, pineapple, pecans and vanilla. Refrigerate for 30minutes or until partially set.
2. Fold in whipped topping and marshmallows. Transfer to a13-in. x 9-in. x 2-in. dish coated with nonstick cooking spray.Cover and refrigerate for 4 hours or until firm. Spread withadditional whipped topping....hmmm...nice & refreshing taste of raspberry salad..! The fruit salad recipe is ready to serve...enjoy it !

Strawberry, Spinach, and Pear Salad

Strawberry, Spinach, and Pear Salad recipe to try.... a unique taste of fruit salad !

INGREDIENTS

* 1/2 cup black walnuts
* 1 (10 ounce) bag spinach leaves
* 1 (10 ounce) bag romaine lettuce, torn
* 1/2 cup balsamic vinaigrette
* 8 large strawberries, sliced
* 2 pears - peeled, cored and sliced
* 1 (6 ounce) container crumbled feta
* 3 tablespoons balsamic vinaigrette


INSTRUCTIONS

1. Place the walnuts in a small skillet over medium-high heat; toast the nuts while stirring constantly for 4 to 5 minutes; set aside to cool completely.
2. Toss together the spinach and romaine lettuce in a large mixing bowl, and toss with 1/2 cup of balsamic vinaigrette. Arrange the strawberries, pears, feta cheese, and walnuts over the top of the salad. Dress the salad with another 3 tablespoons vinaigrette and the fruit salad recipe is ready to serve...wow...great taste !
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Ambroisa Orange Salad










A great recipe to try...orange ambroisa fruit salad recipe...nice one !

INGREDIENTS

* 1 (11 ounce) can mandarin oranges
* 1 (8 ounce) can crushed pineapple, drained
* 3 bananas, sliced
* 2 cups flaked coconut
* 2 cups miniature marshmallows
* 1 cup pecan pieces
* 1 (16 ounce) container frozen whipped topping, thawed
* 1 cup maraschino cherries

DIRECTIONS

1. In a large bowl, combine mandarin oranges, crushed pineapple, bananas, coconut, marshmallows, and pecan pieces. Fold in whipped topping. Garnish with maraschino cherries.
Chill for 1 hour or overnight...then the fruit salad recipe ready to serve....hmmm nice !

Cream Cheese Fruit Salad

Try this creamy fruit salad....amazing..!

INGREDIENTS

* 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese
* 1/4 cup white sugar, or to taste
* 1 (12 ounce) container frozen whipped topping, thawed
* 3 bananas, peeled and sliced
* 1 (15.25 ounce) can crushed pineapple, drained
* 1 (15.25 ounce) can fruit cocktail, drained
* 1 large Jonagold apple, peeled and chopped
* 1/2 cup sweetened flaked coconut
* 1 (4 ounce) jar maraschino cherries, drained and halved

(optional)
* 1/2 cup chopped pecans (optional)
* 1/2 cup golden raisins (optional)


DIRECTIONS

1. Beat the cream cheese and sugar together in a large bowl. On high speed, beat in the whipped topping. Fold in the bananas, pineapple, fruit cocktail, apple, and coconut. If desired, mix in the maraschino cherries, pecans, and raisins. Pour the salad into a serving bowl, and chill 1 hour before serving....yes..what a creamy taste...nice !

Green Grape Salad

A nice recipe to try...Green Grape Salad recipe...

INGREDIENTS

* 4 pounds seedless green grapes
* 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese
* 1 (8 ounce) container sour cream
* 1/2 cup white sugar
* 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
* 4 ounces chopped pecans
* 2 tablespoons brown sugar


DIRECTIONS

1. Wash and dry grapes. In a large bowl, mix together the cream cheese, sour cream, sugar and vanilla. Add grapes and mix until evenly incorporated. Sprinkle with brown sugar and pecans, mix again and refrigerate until serving.....mmm great taste of grapes salad..!

Mango Cashew Salad

Try this nice Mango Cashew Salad....a great crunchy taste..!
INGREDIENTS

* 1 mango - peeled, seeded and cubed
* 1 Granny Smith apple - peeled, cored and diced
* 3/4 cup toasted cashews
* 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
* 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
* 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
* 1 pinch salt

DIRECTIONS

1. In a medium bowl, toss together mango, Granny Smith apple, cashews, balsamic vinegar, cinnamon, ginger, and salt....and it's ready...!

Creamy Fruit Salad

Try this Creamy Food Salad recipe...
INGREDIENTS

* 1 (15.25 ounce) can fruit cocktail
* 2 medium firm bananas. sliced
* 1 medium apple, diced
* 1 medium navel orange, peeled and sectioned
* 2 tablespoons instant vanilla pudding mix
* 1 (8 ounce) container vanilla yogurt

DIRECTIONS

1. In a serving bowl, combine the fruit cocktail, bananas, apple and orange. Combine the pudding mix and yogurt until smooth. Add to fruit mixture; stir to coat. Refrigerate leftovers...and it's ready to serve...!

California Summer Salad

try this great recipe....California Summer Salad....recommended...

INGREDIENT
  • 1 container (8 ounces) nonfat plain yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons thawed orange juice concentrate
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil or
  • 2 teaspoons dried basil leaves
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 small head iceberg lettuce cut into 8 wedges
  • 8 fresh apricots, halved and pits removed
  • 1 pint basket fresh strawberries
  • 1 cantaloupe, seeded, sliced and rind removed
  • 1/4 cup shelled and chopped natural pistachios
1. To make dressing, in bowl whisk yogurt, orange juice concentrate, basil and honey.
2. To assemble salad, on individual serving plates (or on platter) arrange remaining ingredients, dividing equally. Serve dressing on the side.....yummy...nice !