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Minty Fruit Salad Recipe

Minty Fruit Salad Recipe

Refreshing mint gives the gorgeous salad an unusual twist. It's a "must" on my brunch buffet. Even people who aren't big fruit eaters devour this colorful combination...then ask for the recipe. —Becky Murdock of Hernando, Mississippi
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling YIELD:8 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups cubed honeydew
  • 2 cups halved fresh strawberries
  • 1 cup sliced ripe banana
  • 1 cup grapefruit segments
  • 1 cup sliced halved peeled kiwifruit
  • 1 cup mandarin oranges
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup orange juice
  • 1/3 cup lemon juice
  • 1/8 teaspoon peppermint extract

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the fruit. In a small bowl, combine the remaining ingredients. Drizzle over fruit; gently stir to coat. Cover and refrigerate for at least 3 hours. Yield: 8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

One serving (1 cup) equals 134 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 6 mg sodium, 34 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 1 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 fruit.