This refreshing fruit salad salad is perfect as a side dish or a healthy dessert…and it has a secret ingredient that might surprise you! Perfect for summer, this fruit salad will win your backyard barbecues and picnics.
Today I’m celebrating summer with a bunch of my friends! We are each sharing some great ideas for summer decor and recipes. Be sure to check them out – there are links at the bottom of this post.
This refreshing summer fruit salad recipe has tons of your favorite fresh fruit and a secret ingredient – Vanilla Pudding Mix! The dry mix is sprinkled on top of the fruit and combines with the juices to create a delicious sauce the covers each bite. Everyone loves it and is surprised when I tell them how to make it. I almost feel guilty because it’s so easy!
How to Make Fruit Salad
So to make this fresh fruit salad, you needs lots of fresh fruit! There is just something about fresh fruit that is so beautiful, isn’t there?
You can totally use the fruits that I did, or you can choose your favorites and just use those. There is no right or wrong way to make fruit salad!
Some of my favorite fruits to include in fruit salad are:
The key is to pick juicy fruits, because to make the luscious fruit salad dressing, you’re going to sprinkle on some vanilla pudding mix. When it hits those fruits the juices come out even more and combine with the dry pudding mix to form a delicious fruit salad dressing that will surprise you by how delicious it is!
Here are some more delicious fruit salads that we love:
- Sour Cream Salad
- Cream Cheese Fruit Dip
- Creamy Grape Salad
- Tropical Fruit Salad with Honey Lime Dressing
For more delicious summer salads, be sure to check these out:
Summer Fruit Salad
- 5 cups fresh fruit cut into bite-sized pieces
- 2 Tbsp dry Instant Vanilla Pudding Mix
- Place fruit in a medium sized bowl.
- Sprinkle dry pudding mix on top and stir gently to coat each piece.
- Refrigerate for at least two hours, or up to overnight.
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