Heart Healthy Summer Berry Fruit Salad Recipe

This eye-catching summer salad is a fruit lover's dream. Fresh lime juice is mixed in with strawberries, seedless grapes, and kiwi, creating a colorful, diabetic-friendly dish with a pleasantly tangy flavor.
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Ingredients
Recipe yields 8 servings
8 strips lime peel (about 2-inches long)
4 mint sprigs plus 2 Tbsp minced fresh mint
1 tsp lime zest
2 Tbsp fresh lime juice
1 qt fresh strawberries, halved
3/4 cup fresh raspberries
3/4 cup fresh blackberries
1 cup seedless red grapes
2 kiwifruits, peeled and thinly sliced
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Directions
Step 1

In a small saucepan over a medium high heat, combine 1 cup water, lime peel strips and mint sprigs. Bring to a boil and cook until half the liquid has evaporated.

Step 2

Remove the lime strips and mint sprigs and let the mixture cool. Add the 2 tablespoons minced mint, the lime zest and the lime juice.

Step 3

In a large bowl, combine the strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, grapes and kiwi. Pour the lime and mint sauce over the fruit and toss gently until all the fruit is evenly coated.

Prep Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 8
Calories: 80
Make this for: Gluten Free
Dietary Review:
Jane Schwartz, RDN, CLT
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Nutrition facts
Serving Size: 1/2 cup
Per serving:
calories:80
total fat:0g
sat fat:0g
cholesterol:0mg
sodium:0mg
total carb:18g
fibers:5g
proteins:1g

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Carly Baldwin
Would never think to add lime zest to a fruit salad. It makes all the difference!

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Heart Healthy Summer Berry Fruit Salad Recipe

Ingredients
Recipe yields 8 servings
8 strips lime peel (about 2-inches long)
4 mint sprigs plus 2 Tbsp minced fresh mint
1 tsp lime zest
2 Tbsp fresh lime juice
1 qt fresh strawberries, halved
3/4 cup fresh raspberries
3/4 cup fresh blackberries
1 cup seedless red grapes
2 kiwifruits, peeled and thinly sliced
Directions
Step 1

In a small saucepan over a medium high heat, combine 1 cup water, lime peel strips and mint sprigs. Bring to a boil and cook until half the liquid has evaporated.

Step 2

Remove the lime strips and mint sprigs and let the mixture cool. Add the 2 tablespoons minced mint, the lime zest and the lime juice.

Step 3

In a large bowl, combine the strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, grapes and kiwi. Pour the lime and mint sauce over the fruit and toss gently until all the fruit is evenly coated.

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