Winter Fruit Salad

The best winter fruit salad with a simple (and healthy) lemon poppyseed dressing

Course Salad
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 4 -6 servings
Calories 171 kcal
Author Chelsea


  • 2 cans (15 ounces EACH) mandarin oranges, drained
  • 1 large Bartlett pear, diced
  • 2 small apples (fuji or gala), thinly sliced
  • 5 kiwis, peeled, sliced, and halved
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 2 and 1/2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 1 teaspoon poppyseeds
  • 1 container (4.3 ounces) POM POMS Pomegranate Fresh Arils
  • Fresh mint, optional


  1. In a large bowl, toss together the drained mandarin oranges, the diced Bartlett pear, the thinly sliced apples, and the peeled, sliced, and halved kiwis. Set aside.

  2. In a small bowl, whisk together the honey, lemon juice, lemon zest, and poppyseeds. Pour over the salad and toss gently. Cover and refrigerated for 30 minutes.

  3. Remove and top with the pomegranate arils and fresh (chopped) mint if desired. Serve immediately.

  4. Any leftovers are delicious blended up in a smoothie the next morning :)

Recipe Notes

Cook time refers to chilling time!