Fruit Cup with Honey-Lime Syrup Recipe

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“I often experiment with fresh fruit for desserts. This is a nice cool treat for summer afternoons,” says Dawn Bryant of Thedford, Nebraska. “The sweet lime syrup adds a bit of sparkle to the fruit.”
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + cooling
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + cooling
MAKES: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup white wine
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 2 cups cubed cantaloupe
  • 1 cup green grapes, halved
  • 1 cup red grapes, halved

Nutritional Facts

1 cup equals 135 calories, 1 g fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 10 mg sodium, 31 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 1 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 fruit, 1/2 starch.

Directions

  1. In a small saucepan over medium heat, bring the wine, lime juice and honey to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, until liquid is syrupy and reduced to about 1/4 cup. Remove from the heat; cool completely.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the fruit. Drizzle with syrup and gently toss to coat. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Fruit Cup with Honey-Lime Syrup in Healthy Cooking June/July 2008, p29

Nutritional Facts

1 cup equals 135 calories, 1 g fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 10 mg sodium, 31 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 1 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 fruit, 1/2 starch.

Full-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.

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