Blackberry Lime Fruit Salad

Blackberry-Lime Fruit Salad with tons of fresh fruit and a delicious easy dressing.

Hey everyone! Chelsea back from Chelsea’s Messy Apron and I’m excited to share with you all my favorite fruit salad! It’s chock full of delicious fruits and has a sweet + tangy dressing.

This salad has my ultimate favorite line-up of fruits in a salad, but know that the fruit can be easily changed out and swapped for whatever you like best. As long as the quantities remain pretty consistent and you’ve got plenty of variation, this salad will be a hit!

Blackberry Lime Fruit Salad

3 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 minutes
Blackberry-Lime Fruit Salad with tons of fresh fruit and a delicious easy dressing.

Ingredients

!Dressing

  • 2 large oranges 2/3 cup fresh orange juice and 1/2 teaspoon zest
  • 2 large lemons 1/3 cup fresh lemon juice and 1/2 teaspoon zest
  • 1 large lime 1 tablespoon juice and 1/2 teaspoon zest
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon poppyseeds

!Salad

  • 1 can 15 ounces mandarin oranges, thoroughly drained
  • 2 cups fresh strawberries hulled and sliced
  • 3 kiwis peeled, halved, and sliced
  • 1 cup seedless grapes
  • 1 cups blueberries
  • 2 large mangoes peeled and diced
  • 1 cup blackberries
  • 1 cup raspberries

Instructions

  1. Bring the orange juice and zest, lemon juice and zest, lime zest and juice, and brown sugar to a boil in a saucepan over medium-high heat. Reduce the heat to medium-low, and simmer until slightly thickened (about 5 minutes). Remove the dressing from the heat and stir in the vanilla extract and poppyseeds. Set aside to cool completely.
  2. Remove the stems from strawberries and chop into large chunks. Add to the bowl.
  3. Thoroughly drain the mandarin oranges, remove the stems and thinly slice the strawberries, and peel the kiwis, halve them, and then thinly slice them. Remove the grapes from the stems.
  4. In a large bowl, add in the prepared mandarin oranges, sliced strawberries, sliced kiwis, grapes, blueberries, mangoes, blackberries, and raspberries.
  5. Pour the dressing over the salad and lightly toss the ingredients together.
  6. Return to the fridge to allow to cool and let the flavors meld.
  7. Serve after the salad has been chilled, tossing once more.
Nutrition Facts
Blackberry Lime Fruit Salad
Amount Per Serving
Calories 725 Calories from Fat 54
% Daily Value*
Fat 6g9%
Saturated Fat 1g5%
Sodium 32mg1%
Potassium 1742mg50%
Carbohydrates 172g57%
Fiber 29g116%
Sugar 129g143%
Protein 9g18%
Vitamin A 725IU15%
Vitamin C 334mg405%
Calcium 268mg27%
Iron 4.2mg23%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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Chelsea Lords

Chelsea is the blogger behind Chelsea’s Messy Apron. She is always experimenting in the kitchen and making new things to eat. “Or I am in the kitchen eating. Both are good.” She tries to eat a balanced diet of healthful foods, but she loves desserts. You will find most of her recipes are healthy and easy, but still taste great! She has found that eating is all about balance and she hopes that that is the case on her site!

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  1. 3 stars
    The flavors were ok but the dressing never thickened and was WAY too much for the amount of fruit. Decent idea but needs some big changes to be better than decent. Probably would not make again.

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