Pineapple Salad (Hurry Up Fruit Salad)

This “Hurry Up Fruit Salad” or Pineapple Salad is one of my favorite fruit side dishes.  It is a perfect accompaniment with any main dish, especially for your turkey dinners coming up this Thanksgiving.  The wonderful combination of bananas, mandrain oranges, pineapples, flaked coconut, golden raisins, and chopped walnuts bring out this recipe’s perfect tropical and sweet flavors with every bite you eat.   Enjoy…Pineapple Salad is super easy and fast.  It is also a classic.  This fruit salad recipe is from the 1987 Southern Living Magazine.
Slice bananas and place in pineapple juice.

Pour the drained pineapple into a large bowl.

Add the drained mandrain oranges.

Next add the flaked coconut, golden raisins, bananas (drained of pineapple juice), and chopped walnuts.

Gently toss to combine.

Pineapple Salad (Hurry Up Fruit Salad)
1 (15 1/4 oz.) can pineapple chunks, drained, but reserve the juice
2 bananas, sliced
2 (11 oz.) cans mandrain oranges, drained
1/4 cup flaked coconut
1/4 cup golden raisins
1/2 cup chopped walnuts

1.  Drain pineapple chunks, and reserve juice.  Gently toss sliced bananas with pineapple juice.  Let sit while you combine your other ingredients, then drain.
2.  Gently fold all ingredients together in a medium bowl.

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