Easy to Make for a Pot Luck Poppy Seed Fruit Salad Recipe

No Summer barbecue would be complete with out a deliciously sweet fruit salad. This poppy seed fruit salad is the perfect compliment to your Summer cook out or pot luck. Perfect for serving a small crowd with plenty of optional fruits included.

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Pot Luck Style Easy to Make Poppy Seed Fruit Salad

It’s starting to heat up here in Las Vegas. A couple of weekends ago when it was in the high eighties we lit up the barbecue to make some delicious chicken and zucchini. The perfect treat for a Summer day is a fruit salad.

I can find strawberries at just about every farmers market I go to in Las Vegas and they are usually perfectly ripe and fairly inexpensive. They grow great here in the desert. I have thought about starting my own strawberry and tomato garden many times but it seems like I never have the time.

Easy to Make Poppy Seed Fruit Salad Recipe

Since Summer is almost here and plenty of fruits are in season I thought I would share my favorite fruit salad recipe. This poppy seed fruit salad recipe is sweet and tangy. It can serve a small crowd or cut the recipe down for just a small family.

The bulk of this fruit salad includes, strawberries, pineapple, kiwi’s and grapes but I included plenty of extras and substitutes so you can make your own combination or use fruits that are in season.

Poppy Seed Fruit Salad

Poppy Seed Fruit Salad

A delicious and simple fruit salad perfect for a Summer side dish or pot luck.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes


  • 2 16oz Packages of Strawberries, Sliced
  • 1 Pineapple, Cubed
  • 3 Kiwi’s, Sliced
  • 1 Bag of Grapes, Halved
  • Optional Fruits and Substitutes: Banana, Apple, Mandarin, Peach, Raspberry, Blackberry, Blueberry, Cantaloupe, Honeydew, Pear, Watermelon, Cherry, Mango, Papaya and Grapefruit
  • 4 Tbsp of Honey
  • 1 Tbsp Powdered Sugar
  • Juice of One Lemon, About 1 Tbsp
  • Zest of One Lemon
  • 1 tsp. Poppy Seeds
  • ¼ Cup Orange Juice


  1. Whisk together the honey, powdered sugar, lemon juice, lemon zest, poppy seeds and orange juice until well combined.
  2. Add all of the fruits to a large serving bowl and add the honey mixture. Stir to combine.
  3. This fruit salad can be stored in an airtight container in the fridge over night to chill but it is best if served immediately.


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