Modern Ambrosia Salad

Ambrosia offers a little twist on traditional fruit salad. Tropical fruits blended with Greek yogurt in our modern ambrosia salad recipe make for a sweet and healthy quick snack. If you're feeling adventurous, mix even more of your favorite fruits into the ambrosia salad.

Modern Ambrosia Salad
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Source: Mad Hungry, April 2011


  • 3 mandarin oranges, peeled and sectioned, sections cut in half crosswise (1 cup)
  • 1/2 fresh pineapple, cut in chunks (2 cups)
  • 3 kiwis, peeled, quartered lengthwise and sliced crosswise (1 cup)
  • 1 cup sweetened coconut, plus some for garnish
  • 1 cup plain, thick Greek yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla


  1. Place orange sections, pineapple, kiwi, and coconut in a bowl. Toss to combine.

  2. Whisk together the yogurt, honey, and vanilla. Fold into the fruit. Garnish with coconut and serve.


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