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Lucky Fruit Salad

Fruit salad served in coconut
Lucky Fruit Salad
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The recipe and photography for this post were provided by our friends at Melissa’s Produce.

Everyone’s looking for a little boost in luck, but did you ever think you’d find it in a fruit salad? Whip up this fresh fruit concoction featuring citrus season classics like oranges and tangerines. Finished with a little pineapple and pomegranate, you’ll feel lucky with each bite you take!

Lucky Fruit Salad

Serves 4


For the Salad

  • 2 oranges
  • 4 tangerines
  • ½ pineapple, cut into chunks
  • ¼ cup pomegranate seeds (pomegranate arils)

For the Dressing

  • 1 cup strained orange juice
  • 1 Tbsp. fresh lime juice
  • 1 tsp. grated lime zest
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 3 Tbsp. honey
  • 1/4 cup toasted flaked coconut
  • 1 star fruit, sliced


  1. Peel tangerines and cut along white membranes to release segments.
  2. Place citrus segments, pineapple chunks and pomegranate seeds in a medium-size bowl.
  3. Combine dressing ingredients in a bowl; mix well. Pour dressing over fruit; gently toss to coat. Refrigerate for 2 hours.
  4. To serve, scoop chilled salad into coconut bowls (optional). Just before serving, sprinkle toasted coconut over fruit and garnish with star fruit.

Lucky Fruit Salad

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By Heinen's Grocery Store
In 1929, Joe Heinen opened the doors of a small butcher shop on the east side of Cleveland, Ohio, aiming to establish himself as the city’s purveyor of quality meats. As customers came into Heinen’s new shop for their meat purchases, they began asking him to carry groceries as well. Joe added homemade peanut butter, pickles and donuts and by 1933, business had grown enough to include a line of produce and canned goods. Heinen’s Grocery Store was born.

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