Fruit Salad for 100

posted by Liz 08-13-98 1:54 PM

Fruit Salad for 100

2 honeydew melons
3 cantaloupes
2 (20 oz) cans pineapple chunks
5 (9 oz) cans orange sections
2 (20 oz) cans grapefruit sections
3 or 4 baskets strawberries
3 or 4 bunches grapes

Drain juice from canned fruits. Clean fresh fruit and cut in bite size pieces. Mix all fruit well. Serve with poppy seed dressing on the side.

Poppy Seed Dressing for 50:
1 cup sugar
2 Tblsp Dijon mustard
2 Tblsp chopped onion
1/2 tsp garlic powder
3 Tblsp lemon juice
1/2 cup raspberry wine vinegar
2 cups salad oil
2-12/ Tblsp poppy seeds

Combine in a blender or food processor all ingredients, except the oil and poppy seeds and blend for a few seconds. Add the oil slowly through the feed tube, blending until all the oil is thoroughly mixed. Blend at least 15 seconds more. Finally, add the poppy seeds and blend a few more seconds. Keeps a very long time.

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