Summer Fruit Salad

Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Buffy Hargett

Add some savory flavor to your sweet fruit salad with avocado, arugula, and cilantro and mix with a bottled poppy seed dressing.

Yield: Makes 8 to 10 appetizer servings
Recipe from Southern Living

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Recipe Time

Hands On: 20 Minutes
Total: 20 Minutes


  • 1/2 cup bottled poppy seed dressing
  • 2 teaspoons grated fresh ginger
  • 2 avocados, thinly sliced
  • 4 cups loosely packed arugula
  • 2 cups halved seedless green grapes
  • 1 mango, julienned
  • 1 cup diced fresh strawberries
  • 1/4 cup thinly sliced green onions
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro


  1. Whisk together dressing and grated ginger in a large bowl. Cut avocado slices in half crosswise; gently toss with dressing mixture. Add arugula and remaining ingredients; gently toss to coat. Serve immediately.
  2. Pair with: Tramin Gew├╝rztraminer, Italy or Vouvray.
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