Cheesy Fruit Salad

Pat Duran


This is a favorite salad recipe of my family - very simple sometimes I use navel oranges, ham strips of chicken and pecans or candied walnuts, sesame seeds,sunflower seeds or slivered almonds too!


★★★★★ 2 votes

6 servings
10 Min


  • 6 c
    assorted salad greens, torn into bite-size pieces
  • 16 oz
    can mandarin oranges, drained
  • 4 oz
    cheddar or swiss cheese, cut into julienne strips
  • 1/2 c
    apricot or grape preserves or your favorite
  • 1/2 c
    olive oil
  • 1/4 c
    white vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp
    minced onion

How to Make Cheesy Fruit Salad


  1. Arrange greens, oranges and cheese in a salad bowl or place on individual plates.
    Heat preserves in a small saucepan over medium heat until melted. Remove from heat.
  2. When preserves have cooled a little, pour into a mason jar along with the oil, vinegar and onion, cover jar and shake well. Pour over salad and toss lightly. Very refreshing!
    Keep any leftover dressing in refrigerator.

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About Cheesy Fruit Salad

Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy Healthy

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