How to Make a Hawaiian Salad

by Food & Drink Editor

Items you will need

  • Maraschino cherries
  • Canned mandarin oranges
  • Canned pineapple chunks
  • Mini-marshmallows
  • Chopped walnuts
  • Sour cream
  • Canned pineapple tidbits
  • Torn salad greens
  • Shredded cheddar cheese
  • Salad dressing or mayonnaise
  • Sugar

How to Make a Hawaiian Salad. Hawaiian salad will add a bit of tropical atmosphere to any meal, any time of year. It can be made with fruit, or it can have a bit of green salad mixed in. Either way, Hawaiian salad is easy and delicious.

Fruity Hawaiian Salad

Step 1

Drain the maraschino cherries and the canned mandarin oranges and pineapple tidbits, and cut the larger pieces of fruit in half. Place them in a large salad bowl and mix thoroughly.

Step 2

Stir the mini-marshmallows into the fruit mixture.

Step 3

Add the chopped walnuts and sour cream and stir the fruity Hawaiian sald until the ingredients are blended.

Step 4

Serve the fruity Hawaiian salad chilled.

Hawaiian Salad With Lettuce

Step 1

Drain the pineapple tidbits, and set aside 1 tablespoon of the juice.

Step 2

Combine the lettuce, cheese and drained pineapple in a large salad bowl.

Step 3

Mix the salad dressing or mayonnaise with the reserved pineapple juice and sugar in a small mixing bowl, and whisk it until it's thoroughly combined.

Step 4

Pour the dressing over the lettuce mixture and toss until it's well coated. Serve the salad immediately.

Tips

  • Fruity Hawaiian Salad is delicious with a few sliced bananas and apples stirred in with the other ingredients.