Magical Fruit Salad - KNEP - Kentucky Nutrition Education Program


Magical Fruit Salad

Receta en Español
Servings:12Serving Size:1/2 cupRecipe Cost:$4.31Cost per Serving:$0.36


  • 20-ounce can pineapple chunks, in juice
  • 3 cups seedless red or green grapes
  • 1 3/4 cups skim milk
  • 1 package (3½-ounce) instant lemon or vanilla pudding mix
  • 2 bananas


  1. Drain juice from the pineapple, place pineapple in a large bowl.
  2. Rinse the grapes and drain; add the grapes to the pineapple.
  3. Pour the milk over the fruit. While slowly stirring the fruit mixture, sprinkle in the pudding mix and stir to combine; let the mixture stand for 5 minutes.
  4. Just before serving, peel the bananas and cut into bite-sized pieces; stir carefully into the mixture.
  5. Refrigerate leftovers within 1 hour.

Make it a Meal

Pair this fruit salad with roasted chicken, sauteed zucchini & squash, a whole grain roll and milk!

Source: Adapted from United States Department of Agriculture, What's Cooking USDA Mixing Bowl, March 2015.


Rinse the banana slices in the pineapple juice before adding them to the salad to slow browning.

90 calories; 0g total fat; 0g saturated fat; 0g trans fat; 0mg cholesterol; 135mg sodium; 29g total carbohydrate; 1g fiber; 26g sugar; 0g added sugar; 2g protein; 0% Daily Value vitamin D; 4% Daily Value calcium; 0% Daily Value iron; 4% Daily Value potassium.