Pistachio Fruit Salad

Pistachio Fruit Salad

"'My husband, a diabetic, always smiles when he finds this fun and fluffy salad on the menu,' shares Gail Bartlett from Hallowell, Maine. She pairs pistachio pudding with pineapple, oranges and other fruits for a tasty guilt-free treat."
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15 m servings
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  1. Drain pineapple, reserving juice. In a bowl, whisk together reserved juice and pudding mix for 2 minutes (mixture will be thick). Stir in the pineapple, fruit cocktail and mandarin oranges. Fold in whipped topping. Cover and refrigerate until serving.

Footnotes

  • Nutritional Analysis: One serving (3/4 cup) equals 122 calories, 1 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 62 mg sodium, 27 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 1 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 fruit.

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This is always a hit. I usually add in 2 cups of mini marshmallows, sliced bananas and I use a full 12 oz tub of Cool Whip to make this nice and fluffy. Great as a side dish or dessert.

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I made exactly as written, but no one in my family really cared for this. I usually love pistachio pudding flavor, but the mixture of fruit cocktail and oranges didn't work for me. I'll stick ...

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This is always a hit. I usually add in 2 cups of mini marshmallows, sliced bananas and I use a full 12 oz tub of Cool Whip to make this nice and fluffy. Great as a side dish or dessert.

I was searching for a fluffy, yummy recipe, and this is the one. I wanted to double it for a large group, but only had one pistachio pudding box, so I added a vanilla pudding mix, too. I had n...

In addition to the mini marshmallows, I added a 1/2 cup of chopped pecans for a little crunch. Everyone loved it.

Gail I know what you mean, it's my mother-in-law that is diabetic and a grandson with a nut allergy. So I use the suger free white chocolate Jell-o brand instant pudding, 1 tsp. strawberry extra...

mmmm! just like I remember. :) I didn't have sugar free pistachio pudding, so I used regular and it worked out fine. I also like marshmallows & coconut in mine, but didn't add them because hubby...

Mrs. Gail Bartlett, this is a great fruit salad. It is hard to believe it is diabetic friendly too! I chose it because I was looking to see if I could find one without marshmallows. It is a grea...

Wonderful recipe. I did use regular pudding and whipped topping because we don't eat sugar substitutes. Just loved your recipe. I think next time I will try using whipped cream with instant pudd...

Yummy! Add some maraschino cherries to it! Even better!

This salad is a real crowd pleaser. I get requests for it often.

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