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Mixed Fresh Fruit with Lime and Ginger

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Mixed Fresh Fruit with Lime and Ginger
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 1 hr 20 min
  • Servings 11
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Crystallized ginger enhances the natural sweetness of fruit, while lime juice and peel provide a citrus tang.
Updated Dec 17, 2009

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated lime peel
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 2 cups bite-size pieces honeydew melon
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped crystallized ginger
  • 2 cups halved fresh strawberries
  • Additional grated lime peel, if desired

Steps

  • 1
    In 1-quart saucepan, heat sugar and water to boiling. Remove from heat; stir in 1/2 teaspoon lime peel and the lime juice. Cool 10 minutes.
  • 2
    In medium bowl, place melon and ginger. Pour sugar mixture over melon mixture. Cover; refrigerate about 1 hour to blend flavors.
  • 3
    Just before serving, stir strawberries into melon mixture. Serve garnished with additional lime peel.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    This versatile dish could be served for breakfast or as a side at a picnic.
  • tip 2
    You'll find crystallized ginger in plastic containers with the other baking ingredients at the grocery store.

Nutrition

45 Calories, 0g Total Fat, 0g Protein, 10g Total Carbohydrate, 9g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
45
Calories from Fat
0
Total Fat
0g
0%
Saturated Fat
0g
0%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
5mg
0%
Potassium
130mg
4%
Total Carbohydrate
10g
3%
Dietary Fiber
1g
4%
Sugars
9g
Protein
0g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
40%
40%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 1/2 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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