Thursday, July 1, 2010

Grocery Cart Challenge Recipe Swap

Woohoo! Fourth of July weekend always means lots of yummy potlucks and BBQ. Here's a simple fruit salad that's always a hit.

Creamy Fruit Salad
(serves 10)

  • 2 medium bananas diced
  • 2 medium apples, diced
  • juice of1 lemon
  • 1 (20 ounce) can pineapple tidbits drained, juice reserved
  • 2 cups sliced strawberries
  • 2 cups grapes
  • 1/4 cup pecans, chopped
  • 1 (1 1/2 ounce) box sugar free instant vanilla pudding mix
  • 1/2 cup water
Combine bananas, apples and lemon juice in large mixing bowl. Toss until evenly coated. Add pineapple, strawberries, grapes and pecans. In small mixing bowl, combine pudding mix, water and pineapple juice with a wire whisk until smooth. Add pudding mixture to fruit. Mix gently until thoroughly coated. Refrigerate until ready to serve.

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April@The 21st Century Housewife said...

Your fruit salad sounds delicious and it's a great way to get reluctant fruit eaters to dig in, mixing it with pudding! Have a great 4th of July weekend and thanks for hosting.

Wendy (The Local Cook) said...

Mr. Linky doesn't like me, so here's the link to creamy pesto pasta!

Inspired2cook said...

Have a safe 4th of July weekend!