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Sparkling Summer Fruit Salad | Magnolia Days

Sparkling Summer Fruit Salad

Fresh summer fruit is tossed with a light fruity dressing to make a delightful and colorful salad.
Course Salad
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Author Renee


For the sparkling dressing:

  • Zest from 1/2 orange
  • Juice from 1 orange
  • Zest and juice from 1 lemon
  • 3/4 cup white grape juice
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons honey
  • 1/2 cup chilled sparkling wine or dry white wine, brut or extra-dry

For the fruit salad:

  • 1 pound fresh strawberries stemmed and halved
  • 1 pint fresh blueberries
  • 2 cups seedless grapes
  • 1 small pineapple cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 1 small cataloupe or honeydew melon cut into bite-sized pieces


For the sparkling dressing:

  1. Place all dressing ingredients except the wine in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil then reduce heat to a fast simmer and cook for 5 minutes.
  2. Remove dressing from the heat and cool to room temperature. Pour dressing into a container, cover, and refrigerate until thoroughly chilled (at least 3 hours).
  3. Right before serving, add wine to chilled dressing and stir to combine.

For the fruit salad:

  1. Place all salad ingredients into a large bowl. Pour dressing over the fruit. Toss or stir to mix together. Serve immediately.

Recipe Notes

You can substitute or add your favorite summer fruit to this salad.