Soups & Salads

The Ultimate Summer Fruit Salad

Posted: July 3

Time: 10 minutes

Yield: 6 servings

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When summer rolls around everyone seems to have high expectations for fun, freedom, and fantastic adventures! You'll need a dish as lively and energizing as your spirits to keep you going, and The Ultimate Summer Fruit Salad is sure to be one. It's loaded with summertime flavors like juicy, pink watermelon and beautiful, rosy strawberries, with a hint of fresh mint. It's all swimming in a honey-lime vinaigrette that's as sweet as summertime. Grab a bowl and get your bucket list ready, The Ultimate Summer Fruit Salad is delicious, refreshing, and ready for anything!


For the vinaigrette:
1/3 cup honey
1/2 cup lime peel, grated
1/4 cup fresh lime juice
1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg or cinnamon
3/4 cup salad oil, plus more, if desired
For the salad:
1/2 watermelon, cubed
6-8 strawberries, hulled and sliced
3-4 mint leaves, cut into slivers
salt, to taste


Step 1

In a small bowl, combine the honey, lime peel, lime juice, and nutmeg.

Step 2

Whisking to combine the dressing, add half 1/2 of the oil in a thin, steady stream.

Step 3

Continue whisking until the mixture is thick. Add more oil until you reach the desired flavor.

Step 4

In a large bowl, add the watermelon and strawberries.

Step 5

Add the mint leaves and salt to the fruit mixture.

Step 6

Drizzle the dressing over the fruit mixture.

Step 7


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