December 12, 2011

Seasonal fruit salad with lime

Summer if the perfect time of year for fruit, especially berries and stone fruits. Blackberries, strawberries, blueberries and rasberries are all is season at this time of the year. Other great choices are grapes, melons, oranges, mangoes, peaches and plums.

Whenever you need a quick snack, grab a piece of fruit before you reach for anything else. Whip up a fruit salad for breakfast or a delicious dessert.

Fresh fruit salad

Ingredients (serves 4)

* 600g pineapple, peeled, chopped
* 800g rockmelon, chopped
* 800g seedless watermelon, chopped
* 250g strawberries, hulled, quartered
* 200g seedless green grapes
* 200g seedless red grapes
* 4 passionfruit, halved
* 1 tablespoon lime juice

Place pineapple, rockmelon, watermelon, strawberries, grapes, passionfruit pulp and lime juice in a large glass or ceramic bowl. Toss to combine. Serve.

Fruit salad is best eaten the day it's made otherwise it will become soggy and the fruit will lose its sweetness.

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