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Summer Fruit Salad Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Sarae Hoff
Added: Tuesday, August 5, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
4 tsp sugar
2 T minced fresh basil leaves
1/2 tsp ground black pepper
3 medium peaches, pitted and cut into 1/2 inch pieces (about 3 cups)
2 half-pint containers black berries (about 2 cups)
1 pint strawberries, washed, hulled, and quartered lengthwise (about 2 cups)
1-2 tablespoons juice from 1 lime

Directions:
Directions:
Combine sugar, basil, and pepper in large bowl. Using rubber spatula, press mixture into side of bowl until sugar becomes damp, about 30 seconds. Gently toss fruit with sugar mixture until combined. Let stand at room temperature, stirring occasionally, until fruit releases its juices, 15 to 30 minutes. Stir in lime juice to taste and serve.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4-6
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
45 min

 

 

 

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