Winter Fruit Salad

Winter Fruit Salad

Crisp apple and succulent pears combine for a winter salad treat.

20 min. prep time
8 servings
000 Ratings


1/2 cup mayonnaise
3 tablespoons sugar
2 tablespoons cider vinegar
1 tablespoon poppy seed
2 ripe pears, cored, cubed
1 large red crisp apple, cored, cubed
1/2 cup sweetened dried cranberries
5 (3/4-ounce) slices Land O Lakes® Deli Swiss Cheese, cut into thin strips
1 (5- to 6-ounce) package salad greens


Combine mayonnaise, sugar, half & half, vinegar and poppy seed in bowl; beat with whisk until well mixed. Add pears, apple, cranberries and cheese; toss to coat.

Line large platter with salad greens. Top with fruit mixture.

Recipe Tip

- You can use your favorite salad mix for this recipe.

- Purchase pears for this salad several days ahead of time. They usually need a few days to completely ripen. To ripen pears, place them on the counter in a paper bag.

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories: 250

Fat: 16g

Cholesterol: 20mg

Sodium: 150mg

Carbohydrates: 23g

Dietary Fiber: 3g

Protein: 5g

Recipe #15038©2012Land O'Lakes, Inc.

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