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Fruit Salad with Apricot Dressing

When I serve this lovely refreshing salad for picnics and holidays, the bowl empties fast. —Carol Lambert, El Dorado, Arkansas
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
  • Makes
    26 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 2 cans (5-1/2 ounces each) apricot nectar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 6 large red apples, coarsely chopped
  • 8 medium firm bananas, sliced
  • 1 medium fresh pineapple, peeled and cut into chunks (about 5 cups)
  • 1 quart fresh strawberries, quartered
  • 2 cups green grapes

Directions

  • In a microwave-safe bowl, stir the sugar, cornstarch and apricot nectar until smooth. Microwave, uncovered, on high until slightly thickened, 4-6 minutes, stirring every 2 minutes. Stir in the vanilla. Refrigerate.
  • In a large bowl, combine the fruit. Drizzle with dressing; gently toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate until serving.
Nutrition Facts
1 cup: 125 calories, 1g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 2mg sodium, 32g carbohydrate (27g sugars, 3g fiber), 1g protein.

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