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fruit salad

★★★★★ 1
a recipe by
tamara quiroz
lakewood, WA

well this is one my grammy made and i make it for holidays and in the summer. I think about every time i make it. but i added to pistachio pudding.

★★★★★ 1
prep time 15 Min

Ingredients For fruit salad

  • 1 jar
    home canned pears diced
  • 1 jar
    peaches home canned diced
  • 2 can
    mandrin oranges leave whole
  • 1 Tbsp
    colored marshmellows
  • 2 sprig
    of celery diced
  • 3/4 c
    walnuts or pecans chopped
  • 1 pkg
    cool whip
  • 1/2 pkg
    pistachio pudding
  • 2 can
    fruit coctail can be used in place of peaches and pears
  • 1/4 pkg
  • 2 lg
    banana not to ripe and not to green or it well be bitter diced
  • 2 lg
    apples of choice you dont have to peel them if you dont want too. diced

How To Make fruit salad

  • 1
    drain all fruit real good in to a another container save juice.and while sliceing banana and apples put in the reserved juice from fruit. while getting the other ingreideints together. i find they dont turn brown as soon this way.
  • 2
    now add all ingredients except whip cream mix well coating well with the pistachio pudding.when mixed well add the whip cream . now the reserved juice goes to all the helpers in the kitchen. . i can my fruit without sugar. so makes for a nice juice. while preparing dinner. this is always made for holidays so we love to have leftovers the next day with turkey and cranberry sauce. a great lunch. enjoy

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