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Lemony Fruit Salad

Rated as 4.43 out of 5 Stars

"When I was a teenager, I did all the cooking for my family of 10. I came up with this recipe when I was partway through making a different salad and discovered I didn't have all the ingredients."
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Ingredients

15 m servings
Original recipe yields 8 servings

Directions

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  1. For dressing, combine the sugar, lemon juice, lemon peel and poppy seeds in a small saucepan. Cook over medium heat for 5-6 minutes or until sugar is dissolved, stirring occasionally. Remove from the heat; cool.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the apples, oranges, carrot and raisins. Add dressing and toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate for 4 hours. Serve in a lettuce-lined bowl if desired.

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Most helpful positive review

Loved this recipe and it got rave reviews at a dinner party. The next time I made it (over the holidays), I changed lemon to orange peel, raisins to craisins and tossed in a 1/2 cup of pecans. I...

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I didn't have any lemon to grate, so I substituted orange peel and it was way too bitter! I think I will leave out any grated peel if I make this again. I ended up washing the fruit off and just...

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Loved this recipe and it got rave reviews at a dinner party. The next time I made it (over the holidays), I changed lemon to orange peel, raisins to craisins and tossed in a 1/2 cup of pecans. I...

Only had lemon concentrate on hand so used pineapple juice and included pineapple chunks in salad. Light and refreshing. Happy family.

I didn't have any lemon to grate, so I substituted orange peel and it was way too bitter! I think I will leave out any grated peel if I make this again. I ended up washing the fruit off and just...

This was great! I took the advice of other reviewers and subtituted craisins and added pecans. Took it to a work party and everyone raved about it!

It was okay, but the taste was a little too puckery for my taste!

This is a great fruit salad! The apples and carrots and raisins are a delicious combination, and the lemon dressing is very refreshing.

Even the sauce alone, without the fruit, tastes Delicious on a bed of lettuce. mmm.