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Mixed Fresh Fruit with Lime and Ginger

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  • 15 min prep time
  • 1 hr 20 min total time
  • 8 ingredients
  • 11 servings
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Crystallized ginger enhances the natural sweetness of fruit, while lime juice and peel provide a citrus tang.

Ingredients

1/4
cup sugar
2
tablespoons water
1/2
teaspoon grated lime peel
2
tablespoons lime juice
2
cups bite-size pieces honeydew melon
2
tablespoons finely chopped crystallized ginger
2
cups halved fresh strawberries
Additional grated lime peel, if desired

Steps

  • 1 In 1-quart saucepan, heat sugar and water to boiling. Remove from heat; stir in 1/2 teaspoon lime peel and the lime juice. Cool 10 minutes.
  • 2 In medium bowl, place melon and ginger. Pour sugar mixture over melon mixture. Cover; refrigerate about 1 hour to blend flavors.
  • 3 Just before serving, stir strawberries into melon mixture. Serve garnished with additional lime peel.
  • 1 In 1-quart saucepan, heat sugar and water to boiling. Remove from heat; stir in 1/2 teaspoon lime peel and the lime juice. Cool 10 minutes.
  • 2 In medium bowl, place melon and ginger. Pour sugar mixture over melon mixture. Cover; refrigerate about 1 hour to blend flavors.
  • 3 Just before serving, stir strawberries into melon mixture. Serve garnished with additional lime peel.

Expert Tips

This versatile dish could be served for breakfast or as a side at a picnic.

You'll find crystallized ginger in plastic containers with the other baking ingredients at the grocery store.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
45
Calories from Fat
0
% Daily Value
Total Fat
0g
0%
Saturated Fat
0g
0%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
5mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
10g
3%
Dietary Fiber
1g
4%
Sugars
9g
9%
Protein
0g
0%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
40%
40%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 1/2 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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