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Ambrosia Fruit Salad

My mom's ambrosia salad, with its tasty combination of fresh fruits and creamy yogurt, is a family favorite, and a great addition to a backyard barbecue. —Colleen Belbey, Warwick, Rhode Island
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
  • Makes
    6 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups cubed fresh pineapple
  • 2 large navel oranges, peeled and sectioned
  • 1-1/2 cups green grapes
  • 1 cup miniature marshmallows
  • 1 large banana, sliced
  • 1/2 cup sweetened shredded coconut
  • 1/4 cup chopped almonds
  • 3/4 cup vanilla yogurt
  • Toasted sweetened shredded coconut, optional

Directions

  • Combine the first seven ingredients; gently fold in yogurt. Refrigerate until serving. If desired, top with toasted coconut.
Editor's Note
To toast coconut, bake in a shallow pan in a 350° oven for 5-10 minutes or cook in a skillet over low heat until golden brown, stirring occasionally.
Nutrition Facts
3/4 cup: 229 calories, 6g fat (3g saturated fat), 2mg cholesterol, 53mg sodium, 43g carbohydrate (33g sugars, 4g fiber), 4g protein.

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