Fruit Salad with Mint

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Here’s an easy way to have dessert and keep it healthy. Colorful, refreshing and delicious, this fruit salad is packed with antioxidants and fiber.

Ingredients

  • 8 strips of lime peel about 2 inches each
  • 4 whole mint sprigs plus 2 Tbsp minced fresh mint
  • 1 tsp lime zest
  • 2 Tbsp lime juice
  • 1 qt fresh strawberries, halved
  • 3/4 cup fresh raspberries
  • 3/4 cup fresh blackberries
  • 1 cup seedless red grapes
  • 2 kiwifruits peeled and thinly sliced

Preparation

In a small saucepan over a medium high heat, combine 1 cup water, lime peel strips and mint sprigs. Bring to a boil and cook until half the liquid has evaporated.

Remove the lime strips and mint sprigs and let the mixture cool. Add the 2 tablespoons minced mint, the lime zest and the lime juice.

In a large bowl, combine the strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, grapes and kiwi. Pour the lime and mint sauce over the fruit and toss gently until all the fruit is evenly coated.

Yield: 8 servings

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/2 cup

Calories: 80

Sodium: 0mg

Fat: 0g

Carbohydrates: 18g

Saturated Fat: 0g

Fiber: 5g

Cholesterol: 0mg

Protein: 1g

* Nutritional information is based on ingredients listed and serving size; any additions or substitutions to ingredients may alter the recipe’s nutritional content

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