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Awesome Ambrosia Salad

Awesome Ambrosia Salad

Awesome Ambrosia Salad

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  • Delicious recipe Prep time: 15 minutes
  • Delicious recipe Servings: 12 1/2 cup servings

Ingredients

12 1/2 cup servings

1 14-ounce can Ocean Spray® Jellied Cranberry Sauce

1 8-ounce can pineapple chunks, drained

1 11-ounce can Mandarin orange segments, drained

2 cups miniature marshmallows

1 cup seedless green grapes, cut in half

1 red apple, coarsely chopped

1/2 cup Ocean Spray® Craisins® Original Dried Cranberries

1/4 cup cup shredded coconut

6 small to medium navel oranges, optional

Directions

Remove cranberry sauce from can according to package directions. Slice cranberry sauce in half. Place one half in large serving bowl and beat with a fork until smooth. Add remaining ingredients, except coconut, mixing to coat.

Cut remaining half of cranberry sauce into 1/2-inch cubes. Gently toss cubes into ambrosia mixture.

Top salad with shredded coconut. Salad can be made up to 6 hours before serving.

Makes 12 1/2-cup servings.

Serving Variation:

To serve ambrosia salad in orange cups, cut six oranges in half. Hollow out orange halves with grapefruit spoon; reserve pulp and juice for another use. Wrap hollowed-out oranges tightly in plastic wrap and refrigerate until serving time. When ready to serve, spoon 1/2 cup ambrosia salad into each orange half and top with shredded coconut.

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Refreshing and Delicious

donna from pleasant prairie, WI 01/03/2011 at 08:37 PM

This recipe goes well with sandwiches to dinners. My husband and I love it for it's tangy refreshing flavor and eat it with just about any food. It is delicious, try it!

Easy, simple, attractive

Jan from BLACKWELL, OK 11/18/2007 at 11:34 AM

I made it for a covered dish turkey dinner at work. It was easy and well received.I liked.