Enjoy your fruits of the farmers market with this refreshing dish. This low calorie, nutrient packed dish is a great addition to any meal and a great way to get your fruit servings for the day.
1 cup seedless green grapes, halved
1 cup seedless red grapes, halved
3 plums, cut into 1/2-inch-thick wedges
2 peaches, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch-thick wedges
2 nectarines, cut into 1/2-inch-thick wedges
1 cup water
1/4 cup sugar
6 mint sprigs
2 tablespoons chopped fresh mint
1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
1 teaspoon grated lime rind
Mint sprigs (optional)
Combine first 5 ingredients in a large bowl; cover and chill.
Carefully remove six 2-inch strips of rind from limes using a vegetable peeler, making sure to avoid the white pithy part of the rind. Combine lime strips, water, sugar and 6 mint sprigs in a small saucepan; bring to a boil. Cook until reduced to 1/2 cup (about 5 minutes). Discard lime strips and mint sprigs; cool. Stir in chopped mint, juice, and grated rind. Pour over fruit, tossing gently to coat. Garnish with additional mint sprigs, if desired. Makes six 1-cup servings.
Nutrition information per serving:
Calories 122, Fat 0.5 g, Sat fat 0.1 g, Mono fat 0.2 g, Poly fat 0.2 g, Carbohydrate 30.6 g, Cholesterol 0.0 mg, Sodium 2 mg, Fiber 1.9 g, Protein 1.5 g
Recipe available at: http://www.myrecipes.com/recipe/fruit-medley-with-mint-lime