Crunchy Fruit Salads

Liven up mealtime with this colorful side dish – a crunchy salad full of fruits and veggies made with Cheerios® cereal.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 15 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

1
large apple or pear, cut into bite-size pieces
1
large stalk celery, sliced
1/4
cup raisins or peanuts, if desired
1/4
cup reduced-fat ranch salad dressing or mayonnaise
Lettuce leaves
1
cup Cheerios™ or MultiGrain Cheerios™ cereal, slightly crushed
  • 1 In medium bowl, mix apple, celery, raisins and dressing until blended. Refrigerate until serving time.
  • 2 Just before serving, arrange lettuce leaves in 4 salad bowls or on plates. Spoon apple mixture over lettuce. Top each serving with 1/4 cup cereal. Serve immediately.

Expert Tips

Use any sweet apple, like Honeycrisp or Fuji.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
100
(
Calories from Fat
25),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
2 1/2g
2 1/2%
(Saturated Fat
0g,
0%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
200mg
200%;
Total Carbohydrate
17g
17%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
7g
7%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%;
Vitamin C
8%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.