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Fast & Easy Recipe For Summer Fruit Salad With Mint Sugar

Summer Fruit Salad: Simple to Make, Easy to Enjoy

Now that Summer's officially started, head to the picnic grounds and fire up the grill for some succulent pork burgers. If you've already got burger patties to transport, opt for an easy-to-pack fruit salad for dessert.

This versatile, naturally sweet salad makes the most of Summer's beloved fruits. The addition of refreshing mint lends a cooling, clean finish to the salad. I tossed together blackberries, green grapes, and peaches — but use whatever fruits you have on hand for a delightful end to any meal. See the 10-minute recipe when you


Summer Fruit Salad With Mint Sugar

Summer Fruit Salad With Mint Sugar

Recipe for Summer Fruit Salad With Mint Sugar


1/4 cup loosely packed fresh mint
3 tablespoons sugar
1 1/4 lb blackberries, left whole, or 1 1/2 lb sweet cherries, pitted and halved
3 firm-ripe medium peaches or nectarines, halved lengthwise, pitted, and cut into 1/3-inch-thick wedges
1/2 lb seedless green grapes (1 1/2 cups)


  1. Pulse mint and sugar in a food processor until finely ground.
  2. Sprinkle mint sugar over fruit in a large bowl and toss gently to combine.
  3. Let stand 5 minutes before serving.

Makes 6 servings.





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stacydances stacydances 7 years
made this tonight for a picnic. Delish! forgot the grapes, but added cherries as suggested. The mint really makes it taste fresh and probably makes people think you spent a lot of time making it.
nancita nancita 7 years
This looks delicious, and it's a great way to use up extra mint. I have some in my fridge right now in fact!
Baby-Girl Baby-Girl 7 years
Never thought about adding mint. This will be made this weekend. I've already got the mint growing for mojitos!
pharm_chick pharm_chick 7 years
i will definitely try this! im sure the mint adds a totally unique flavor!
CoconutPie CoconutPie 7 years
This is such a pretty salad! I'll have to try that mint sugar, it sounds delicious.
zacatecanita zacatecanita 7 years
This is why i love summer and California....Fresh yummy Fruit!
michlny michlny 7 years
I just had a fruit salad at this French/Moroccan restaurant in Soho and they put fresh mint leaves on it. I've been eating fruit salads for years and years but the mint added a whole new dimension. It was delicious!!
partysugar partysugar 7 years
I tried this salad and it was absolutely divine. It tasted like sangria in a bowl!
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