10 Fruit Salad Recipes That Are Perfect for Christmas
Purple Fruit Salad
Serve this refreshing fruit salad featuring juicy plums, grapes and berries on its own or with other colorblock fruit salads (like red, green and orange) for a festive dish that will add a pop of color to your Christmas spread.
Peach, Raspberry & Watercress Salad with Five-Spice Bacon
Sweet peaches and raspberries stud the peppery watercress to make this savory fruit salad recipe gorgeous. But what makes it so delicious is the crisp bacon coated in the delightfully sticky-sweet maple-port wine glaze.
Strawberry, Melon & Avocado Salad
Nutty and slightly sweet sherry vinegar is a natural partner for strawberries. This composed salad makes a cool kickoff for your holiday dinner,
Orange Fruit Salad
Serve this refreshing fruit salad featuring juicy melon, clementines and mango on its own or with other colorblock fruit salads (like red, purple and green) for a fun, crowd-pleasing rainbow side dish.
Fresh Tomato & Plum Kimchi with Nori Sesame Salt
Most of this savory fruit-and-tomato salad recipe can be prepared in advance—just mix the tomatoes with the dressing right before serving. For the most stunning presentation, use a mix of colorful heirloom tomatoes.
Red Grapefruit Salad with Avocado & Pistachios
The simplicity of this grapefruit salad recipe really lets the flavors of the fruit and avocado shine through. If you haven't tried chervil, it's worth seeking out. The herb looks like lacy parsley and, though subtle, has hints of licorice and anise with a touch of basil.
Char-Grilled Grapes with Burrata, Fennel Seeds & Basil
If you can't find burrata for this savory fruit salad recipe—balls of fresh mozzarella cheese filled with curd and cream—use very fresh mozzarella instead: it won't have the oozing creaminess but the dish will still be delicious. And since it’s likely too cold to grill outside, use a grill pan for similar results!
Winter Fruit Salad
Fruit salad isn't just for summer; orange, grapefruit, pineapple, star fruit and pomegranate combine for a satisfying dish your body will crave amidst all the holiday treats.
Green Fruit Salad
This festive green salad is the perfect addition to your Christmas morning, and the smattering of fresh mint makes for a flavorful surprise your family will love.
Seven-Layer Fruit Salad
Layering colorful chopped fruits in a straight-sided trifle bowl gives a refreshing fruit salad a stunning presentation. It's a Christmas-worthy brunch recipe that your guests will love!