Are you in need of a quick and easy red, white, and blue dish for your next festive Fourth of July or Memorial Day party?
You’ll love these two variations of red, white, and blue fruit salad recipes for your next family gathering!
Both fruit salads are simple, light, and fresh for a hot summer day.
Use whatever red, white, and blue fruit and dairy that you might have on hand, and whip this summer dish up in just a few minutes.
Need more ideas for your red, white, and blue food spread? Add this delicious cream cheese fruit dip to your table!
What ingredients do you need to make Red, White, and Blue Fruit Salad (Two easy ways!)
The nice thing about fruit salads is that you can’t make too many mistakes! You can use what you might have on hand, however these specific watermelon and strawberry combinations are especially delicious.
Red, White, and Blue Watermelon Fruit Salad Ingredients
- 1 small watermelon
- 1 package of blueberries
- 1 package of pearl mozzarella cheese
- 2 sprigs of mint
Red, White, and Blue Strawberry Fruit Salad Ingredients
- 1 regular package of strawberries
- 1 package blueberries
- 1 package pearl mozzarella balls
- 1 sprig of mint
What supplies are useful to have on hand to make this Red, White, and Blue Fruit Salad recipe quick and easy?
You don’t need anything fancy to make fruit salad, but here are a few items that can make the process easier!
How to make this Red, White, and Blue Fruit Salad recipe for your next 4th of July or Memorial Day gathering!
Red, White, and Blue Watermelon Fruit Salad Recipe
First, you’ll slice watermelon in half. Use a watermelon baller to make balls and place into a large bowl. Do this for the entire watermelon.
Next, wash the blueberries and add them to the large bowl. Break up the mozzarella pearls by hand and add to the large bowl. Add in diced mint. Mix well.
Keep in fridge until ready to serve.
Red, White, and Blue Strawberry Fruit Salad Recipe
First, wash the strawberries and blueberries. Cut tops off strawberries. Diced the strawberries. Place in medium bowl.
Next, add in blueberries and pearl mozzarella balls. I like to pinch the balls in halves to make it smaller then add them.
Finally, Chop mint small and add to the bowl. Toss well and keep in fridge until ready to serve.
Tips to make this Red, White, and Blue Fruit Salad more frugal!
Fresh fruit can be expensive, but you can definitely put together a yummy fruit salad on the cheap using these tips:
- Use fruit that is in season
- Buy fruit in bulk at a Farmer’s Market
- Grab large bags of frozen fruit when it’s on sale and stock your freezer
What’s your favorite festive red, white, and blue dish? Let me know in the comments!