Easy fruit salad recipe that’s super creamy and easy to make.. The perfect BBQ side dish or a light fruit dessert idea that everyone will love!
Whether it’s summertime and you’re going to BBQ, or you’re looking for a refreshing side dish for an upcoming holiday this creamy easy fruit salad is a fantastic dish! You can use any fresh or canned fruits you like, I use what’s on sale, and everyone loves it…especially the kids. It goes with just about anything and I’ve even made is as a healthy dessert some nights. (originally published 10/16)
We live where are lots of strawberry farms and farmers markets.
When the fruit is inexpensive and beautiful it is a perfect time to make an easy fruit salad because not only is it a great side dish you can call it “dessert” when you add these 2 ingredients to make a creamy fruit salad!
Here’s how you make it.
So first off this fruit salad recipe is very versatile. I typically use whatever fruits I find that are in season, look the best, and are the least expensive.
This time the blueberries and strawberries were buy one get one free so I focused on those and grabbed a can of mandarin oranges in light syrup to add as well.
The creamy mixture is just two ingredients, light or fat free sour cream and whipped topping…that’s it!!
It brings a creaminess to this easy fruit salad recipe and a bit of sweetness too.
I have added tiny marshmallows at times and called it ambrosia too.
Easy fruit salad
- Diced fruit
- Sour cream
- Whipped topping
Easy fruit salad
- 1/2 c . sour cream light or fat free is fine
- 1/2 tub whipped topping light is fine, 12 oz.
- 1 pkg. strawberries
- 1 pkg. fresh blueberries
- 1 can mandarin oranges drained
- Dice your strawberries, add your blueberries, and add mandarin oranges after draining the can. Mix together your sour cream and whipped topping and then gently fold it into your fruit mixture. Add mini marshmallows too if you desire! Chill in the fridge for an hour or so, keeps well for the next day too.
This is a creamy easy fruit salad recipe that can be called dessert too. 😉
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