Winter Fruit Salad with Lemon Poppy Seed Dressing

Serves: 10

Normally I always think of fruit salads as a summer side dish but there's still a lot of fruit in season during winter so why not take advantage of the delicious winter fruits. The homemade poppyseed dressing is delicious.

Yield: About 10 - 12 servings
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3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
3 tablespoons granulated sugar
1/4 cup olive oil
1/4 cup avocado oil
3 tablespoons honey
2 teaspoons poppy seeds
8 mandarine oranges, peeled and segmented
4 apples (preferably 2 gala and 2 golden delicious)
4 ripe kiwi fruits, peeled and diced
4 bananas, peeled and diced
1 1/2 cups pomegranate arils (from about 1 large)


For the dressing:

In a mixing bowl or jar whisk together lemon juice and sugar until sugar has dissolved. Mix in olive oil, vegetable oil and honey until well blended. Stir in poppy seeds.

For the fruit salad:

In a salad bowl toss together all of the fruit then pour dressing over top and gently toss to coat. Serve immediately for best results.


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