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Front shot of ambrosia salad recipe in a glass serving dish
Ambrosia Salad Recipe
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
0 mins
Total Time
5 mins

A simple Southern side dish, this Ambrosia Salad recipe comes together in 5 minutes with just 6 ingredients!

Course: Dessert, Side Dish
Cuisine: American, Southern
Keyword: Ambrosia, ambrosia salad, ambrosia salad recipe
Servings: 6 - 8 servings
Calories: 302 kcal
Author: Blair
  • 1 cup crushed pineapple, drained
  • 1 cup miniature marshmallows
  • 1 cup mandarin oranges, drained
  • 1 cup maraschino cherries, drained
  • 1 cup shredded coconut*
  • 1 cup sour cream
  1. In a large bowl, gently stir together all of the ingredients.
Recipe Notes

*I used unsweetened coconut, but any kind will work fine.

Nutrition Facts
Ambrosia Salad Recipe
Amount Per Serving (1 /6 of the salad)
Calories 302 Calories from Fat 153
% Daily Value*
Fat 17g26%
Saturated Fat 13g81%
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.3g
Monounsaturated Fat 2.3g
Cholesterol 16.9mg6%
Sodium 36.1mg2%
Potassium 137.1mg4%
Carbohydrates 38g13%
Fiber 3.5g15%
Sugar 29.3g33%
Protein 2.8g6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.