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Easy Fruit Salad

Fruit Salad
Fruit Salad
Check your cupboards to see if you have some canned fruit to use in this easy fruit salad or dessert.


  • 1 (3.4-ounce) package instant vanilla pudding
  • 1 c. buttermilk (or milk)
  • 1 (16-ounce) container light (low-fat) whipped topping
  • 2 (7-ounce) cans mandarin oranges, drained
  • 1 (15-ounce) can pineapple, drained
  • 1 (15-ounce) can fruit cocktail, drained

Note: You can substitute fresh, seasonal fruit for canned, if you prefer.


Mix pudding and buttermilk until well-blended. Mix in whipped topping. Toss in well-drained fruit and chill.


Makes 12 servings.

Per serving: 110 calories, 3 grams (g) fat, 20 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber and 140 milligrams sodium.

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