Fruit Cup with Honey-Lime Syrup
“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 TimePrep: 15 min. + cooling
- 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
- 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.
- In a large bowl, combine the fruit. Drizzle with syrup and gently toss to coat.
Nutrition Facts1 cup: 135 calories, 1g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 10mg sodium, 31g carbohydrate (29g sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 fruit, 1/2 starch.
Originally published as Cantaloupe and Grapes with Honey Lime Syrup in Healthy Cooking June/July 2008