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Winter Fruit Salad Recipe

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Winter fruit salad is loaded with the best fruits of winter. We love this exquisite lime-honey syrup dressing.

winter fruit salad recipe

Winter fruit salads are a must at my house. We all crave the days of summer when the fruit was plentiful. During the winter we are feeling the loss of all those delicious summer items, so we make this winter fruit salad to keep ourselves satisfied. 

Such an easy dish to take to a family gathering or holiday parties. You can make it up to two days beforehand and it will travel well and last through to the party. People flock to the fruit in the wintertime.

Full of the best winter colors and flavors to brighten up any table. Added to the best zesty lime honey dressing makes this salad a tasty treat for all. This recipe is easy to make and even easier to eat! 

How long does winter fruit salad last?

Winter fruit salad can be made up to two days before you plan to serve it. You can store it in the refrigerator for one week. I think this salad tastes better after chilling for at least two hours in the refrigerator. 

What fruits go well together in winter salads?

You can combine any fruits that sound good to you and are available at your local store. In winter some items are more expensive or unavailable depending on where you live so you may be a little limited in your selection. 

The most common fresh fruit available in the wintertime is usually kiwi, pomegranate seeds, oranges, apples, bananas, grapefruits, lemons, papayas, dates, passion fruit, pears, persimmons, kumquats, star fruit, quince, and rambutans.

Your canned fruit options are pineapple, prepared apricots, yellow clingstone peaches, pears, pineapple, cherries, and grapes.

You could also add any dried fruits that you have like dried cranberries, prunes, raisins, apricots, dates and any nuts or seeds you can’t get enough of. 

What to put in a winter salad?

You can add fresh or canned fruit. Dried fruit, nuts, or seeds that you like. A wonderful tangy dressing and a garnish of mint or pomegranate seeds. 

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Winter Fruit Salad Recipe

Winter fruit salad is loaded with the best fruits of winter. We love this exquisite lemon-lime-honey syrup dressing it is covered in.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4 servings
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  • 2 cup pineapple, diced
  • ½ cup kiwi, diced
  • 2 cups clementines, peeled and pulled apart into slices
  • ½ cup pomegranate seeds
  • 2 tbsp Lime juice
  • 2 tbsp Honey
  • 1 tbsp Poppy seeds
  • Garnish with Dried cranberries


  • In a large bowl, combine pineapple, kiwi, clementines, and pomegranate seeds.
  • Lightly toss together.
  • In a small bowl whisk together honey, lime juice, and poppy seeds.
  • Drizzle over fruit and toss until coated. 
  • Garnish with dried cranberries.
  • Plate and serve. Enjoy!


Serving: 1g | Calories: 203kcal | Carbohydrates: 50g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 5mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 40g
Author: Holli Butterfield
Course : *Easy Entertaining Dishes
Cuisine : American
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