Minty Fruit Bowl

Ingredients:

2 Granny Smith apples, cored and cut into bite-size pieces, peel left on

2 kiwi fruits, peeled, quartered, and sliced

2 cups seedless green grapes

1 medium-size ripe honeydew melon, cut into bite-size pieces

1 cup minced fresh mint

1/2 cup fresh lime juice

1/2 cup fresh lemon juice

3 tablespoons sugar

1 pint blackberries (or strawberries, or raspberries), picked over and washed

2 springs fresh mint

  1.  Place the apple, kiwi, grapes, and melon in a large bowl and toss gently.
  2. Add the mint, juices, and sugar; toss gently to combine thoroughly.  Taste and adjust for sweetness.
  3. Place in the refrigerator and chill for 2 – 3 hours.  When ready to serve, let the mixture return to room temperature (1/2 hour).  At the last minute, toss in the berries and garnish with fresh mint before serving.

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