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July 05, 2007

Simple Fruit Salad

By Aaron
11 Comments

While there is a time and place for everything, when it comes to fruit salad my motto is keep it simple! This means no sugar – brown, granulated, confectioner’s, caster or otherwise. No simple syrup. No cream cheese, heavy cream or mayonnaise. No mustard (yes, some recipes call for mustard). No granola or marshmallows. No whipped cream. No gelatin. No instant vanilla pudding. No sour cream. And no shrimp paste. Whew! Am I forgetting anything? Oh, yeah. No canned fruit! Who needs all this nonsense when you can enjoy delectable, naturally-sweet, fresh fruit on its own. Let the fruit shine, people!

I was surprised to find how difficult it was to track down a simple fruit salad that wasn’t marred by the addition of so many superfluous ingredients. This one comes close. (I’d personally add some fresh blueberries and raspberries.) Enjoy!


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8 years 8 months ago

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8 years 8 months ago

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8 years 8 months ago

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[…] my dissatisfying quest to find a simple fruit salad, I did find this simple fruit salad post on one of my favorite blogs, Mark’s Daily Apple.  Funny, he discussed the exact issue that I was […]

Rachel
Rachel
6 years 11 months ago

Nice! Thanks. Exactly what I was looking for.

sharday
6 years 4 months ago

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Z
Z
4 years 6 months ago

I like adding a bit of lemon/lime juice for a touch of tartness and to stop browning.

EM
EM
4 years 4 months ago

hi! is the shrimp paste link correct, mark?

Alisha
Alisha
4 years 3 months ago

My mom always cut up whatever leftover fruit we had on hand and added a touch of lemon to prevent browning and a generous douse of nutmeg. It’s amazing how much flavor nutmeg can bring out in a well-made fruit salad. Five Spice is another great option as well as a few chopped up walnuts to add some crunch.

Jason
Jason
4 years 26 days ago

Personally I love adding a bit of unsweetened whipped cream on top of fruit. goes especially good with strawberries and blueberries.

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