Fresh Fruit Ambrosia Recipe


Preparation Time5 MinCooking Time10 Min
Ready In15 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexAverageCourse
Main IngredientInterest Group


 Oranges3 Large
 Fresh ripe pineapple1
 Shredded coconut1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Sugar3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
 Salt1 Dash

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1592 Calories from Fat 244

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 29 g44.8%

Saturated Fat 24 g119.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 146.4 mg6.1%

Total Carbohydrates 350 g116.7%

Dietary Fiber 34.3 g137.1%

Sugars 298.8 g

Protein 12 g23.5%

Vitamin A 37.5% Vitamin C 1175.4%

Calcium 38.8% Iron 28.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Peel oranges with a sharp knife, remove sections by cutting close to membrane.
Peel, core, and dice the pineapple.
Combine fruit with coconut, sugar, and salt; toss lightly.
Chill for several hours.
At serving time, spoon into a handsome bowl and decorate the top with additional orange sections and coconut.
A few maraschino cherries and sprigs of fresh mint may be used as trimming,