The Best Winter Fruit Salad

This Winter Fruit Salad uses commonly found winter fruit and it’s mixed together with a delicious greek yogurt and poppy seed dressing. Perfect for parties or for a delicious dessert!

A bowl of winter fruit salad with winter fruit and greek yogurt dressing.Winter Fruit Salad

Think fruit salads are just for the summer like my Chia Honey Lime Fruit Salad? Well we’ve got the perfect Winter Fruit Salad to serve when the weather is frightful but you are still craving a big, refreshing bowl of fruit.

For this recipe, we paired together accessible Winter fruits with a delicious and tangy greek yogurt dressing with poppy seeds to make the most for the best cold weather sweet salad.

Winter fruit salad with pomegranate, kiwi, banana, apples and clementines.

Ingredients Needed:

We included some of the most commonly available winter fruit. Feel free to substitute in what you have. We loved the addition of bananas here, but don’t use very ripe bananas or they can turn mushy quickly. Use bananas that have just turned yellow.

  • Apples
  • Mandarins
  • Bananas
  • Kiwis
  • Pomegranate Arils

What other fruit can be added?

Most fruit would work well in this salad! You can change it out for whatever is in season or what is available for you!

How to Make the Yogurt Dressing

The name of the game for this dressing is EASY! Just mix up all of the ingredients in a bowl and add to your cut up fruit.

Here are the ingredients:

  • Greek Yogurt (feel free to use dairy or dairy-free)
  • Honey
  • Fresh Squeezed Orange Juice
  • Poppy Seeds
Greek yogurt dressing with poppy seeds.

What Fruit Is Best In The Winter?

  1. Apples
  2. Kiwi
  3. Oranges
  4. Strawberries
  5. Grapes
  6. Pomegranates
  7. Plums

Make Your Fruit Salad Instantly Better

Fruit salads are great, but they’re even better when they’re elevated! Add a touch of sweetness, citrus, and flavor, like with this special (and easy) dressing!

A bowl of winter fruit salad with poppy seeds and greek yogurt.

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Winter Fruit Salad

Think fruit salads are just for the summer? Well we’ve got the perfect and best Winter Fruit Salad to serve when the weather is frightful but you are still craving a big, refreshing bowl of fruit.

  • Author: Lexi
  • Prep Time: 00:15
  • Cook Time: 00:00
  • Total Time: 00:15
  • Yield: 6 1x
  • Category: Salad

Ingredients

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  • 2 apples, cored and diced
  • 6 mandarins, peeled and segmented
  • 2 bananas, peeled and sliced
  • 5 kiwis, peeled and diced
  • 1 cup pomegranate arils (seeds)
  • ¼ cup plain greek yogurt
  • 1 tablespoons poppy seeds
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 2 tablespoons orange juice

Instructions

  1. Add apples, mandarins, bananas, kiwis and pomegranate arils to a large bowl.
  2. In a small bowl whisk together the greek yogurt, poppy seeds, honey, and orange juice.
  3. Pour dressing over fruit and gently toss to coat.
  4. Fruit salad will keep for about 24 hours.

Notes

 Feel free to swap out dairy greek yogurt for non-dairy greek yogurt. Depending on the sugar content of the  non-dairy greek yogurt you may have to adjust the amount of honey.

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March 1, 2020

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