Ambrosia Salad

Penny R


Quick, light and easy. Great as a side dish, or dessert, at your next cookout.

My sister made this all the time when we were growing up. I haven't had it in years, but got a craving, so I made a batch.

★★★★★ 3 votes
No-Cook or Other


1 can(s)
20 oz, pineapple chunks
1 can(s)
11 oz, mandarin orange segments
banana, sliced
1 1/2 c
seedless grapes
1 c
miniature marshmallows
1 c
flaked coconut
1/2 c
chopped pecans
1 c
sour cream, or plain yogurt
1 Tbsp
brown sugar

How to Make Ambrosia Salad


  • 1Drain pineapple and orange segments. In large bowl, combine pineapple, mandarin oranges, banana, grapes, marshmallows, coconut and pecans. In 1-quart bowl, combine sour cream and brown sugar. Stir into fruit mixture. Refrigerate, covered, 1 hour or overnight.

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About Ambrosia Salad

Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy