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Summer Berry Fruit Salad

Here's a fat-free, low-calorie dessert that's as easy as it is healthy. Bursting with color, this fruit salad is packed with antioxidants and fiber. Fresh mint and lime zest give this salad a lively flavor boost.

Ingredients

8 strips lime peel (about 2-inches long)
4 mint sprigs plus 2 Tbsp minced fresh mint
1 tsp lime zest
2 Tbsp fresh 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.

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: 1/2 cup

Calories: 80; Fat: 0g; Saturated Fat: 0g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 0mg; Carbohydrates: 18g; Fiber: 5g; Protein: 1g

 


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Date Last Reviewed: August 1, 2017
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