Winter-Fruit Salad with Honey-Lime Vinaigrette | Midwest Living

Winter-Fruit Salad with Honey-Lime Vinaigrette

Winter-Fruit Salad with Honey-Lime Vinaigrette

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  • Makes: 6 to 8 servings
  • Start to Finish 25 mins

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  • Honey-Lime Vinaigrette (See recipe)
  • 2 small carambola (star fruit) (optional)
  • 2 cups fresh pineapple chunks or one 15-1/2-ounce can pineapple chunks, drained
  • 2 medium blood oranges or oranges, peeled and sectioned
  • 1 large banana, cut into 1/2-inch slices
  • 1 large red apple, cored and coarsely chopped
  • 6 -8 butterhead (Boston or bibb) lettuce leaves


  1. Prepare the Honey-Lime Vinaigrette. Cover and refrigerate while preparing the salad. Trim off the tops and bottoms of the carambola, if using; slice crosswise to show off the star shape. Discard the seeds. In a large bowl, combine carambola, pineapple, orange sections, banana, and apple. Add dressing. Toss lightly to coat. Divide lettuce leaves among salad plates. Top with fruit salad to serve.

Make Ahead Tip

  • Salad may be prepared up to 2 hours before serving.

Honey-Lime Vinaigrette


  • 1 teaspoon finely shredded lime or lemon peel
  • 1/4 cup lime or lemon juice
  • 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil or salad oil
  • 3 tablespoons honey
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped shallot or snipped fresh chives
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt


  1. In a screw-top jar, combine lime peel, lime juice, oil, honey, shallot, and salt. Cover and shake well. Cover and store in refrigerator for at least 20 minutes or up to 3 days. Shake before serving.

Nutrition Facts

(Winter-Fruit Salad with Honey-Lime Vinaigrette)

Servings Per Recipe 6, calcium (mg) 20, iron (mg) 0, vit. A (IU) 340, pro. (g) 1, cal. (kcal) 156, Fat, total (g) 7, carb. (g) 25, vit. C (mg) 21, sat. fat (g) 1, sodium (mg) 52, fiber (g) 2

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