vanilla fruit salad recipe - a long time family favorite and great back-to-school lunch

Vanilla Fruit Salad

This Vanilla Fruit Salad recipe has always been a family favorite.  It's easy and light fruit salad perfect for snacks, sides and school lunches!

Course Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword easy dessert, easy recipe, fruit, salad, summer, vanilla
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 88 kcal
Author Julie Blanner


  • 4 cups fruit
  • 1 cup lemon juice
  • 2 Tbsp vanilla pudding mix


  1. in a bowl, pour lemon juice over fruit that browns (like pears and apples) and strain.

  2. Toss fruit in a large bowl to mix thoroughly.  Gradually add in 2 Tbsp vanilla pudding mix.

Nutrition Facts
Vanilla Fruit Salad
Amount Per Serving (0.5 c)
Calories 88
% Daily Value*
Sodium 29mg1%
Potassium 136mg4%
Carbohydrates 22g7%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 17g19%
Vitamin A 360IU7%
Vitamin C 14.4mg17%
Calcium 8mg1%
Iron 0.4mg2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.