Fruit salad with lime-mint sauce. Summer fruit salad, filled with juicy, ripe and colorful fruits, seasoned with a burning lime-mint sauce, makes the perfect light, healthy breakfast with yogurt or dessert with whipped cream. Moreover, when preparing a fruit salad, you can let your imagination run wild, change the fruit and try new variations of it. If You want to try a delicious dessert, then various types of fruit salads will be among the first.
Use any fresh fruit you like or have. Choosing seasonal fruit is always a good idea, as the fruit will be at its best.
The benefits of lime zest. The peel of citrus fruit includes in its chemical list minerals, pectin, coarse dietary fibers, essential oils, flavonoids.
For 6 servings
Seedless red grapes 6oz (170 g)
Green seedless grapes 6oz (170 g)
Plums 3 pieces
Peaches 2 pieces
Nectarines 2 pieces
Lime 2 pieces
Water 1 Cup
Sugar ¼ Cup
Fresh mint 9 stalks
Lime zest 1 teaspoon
Lime juice 1 tablespoon
ENERGY VALUE PER SERVING
Calories 113 kcal
Protein 1.4 grams
Fat 0.3 grams
Carbohydrates 28 grams
Cooking time 30 minutes
In a large bowl, mix the grapes cut in half and the plums, peaches, and nectarines cut into small pieces. Cover and refrigerate.
Carefully cut 6 strips of lime zest (only the green part) with a citrus knife and transfer to a saucepan. Add water, sugar and 3 sprigs of mint. Bring to the boil and cook for about 5 minutes, until the volume is reduced to 0.5 cups.
Remove the zest and sprigs of mint. Cool, then add the remaining chopped mint, lime juice and zest. Pour the sauce over the fruit and mix gently.
How do I keep fruit salad fresh? Fruit salad with lime-mint sauce.
Keep the fruit salad fresh by covering it tightly with plastic wrap or in an airtight container and storing it in the refrigerator. Any dressing softens the fruit. Bon Appetit!