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Recipe: Mint fruit salad

May 27, 2022 | Healthy You | Eating Right | Recipes

Small fruit salad in a clear cup on white background

You won’t have any leftovers with this dish.

Is there anything better than a cold fruit salad on a warm summer day? This recipe offers an additional boost of freshness with mint and seasonally delicious cantaloupe. 


  • 1 cup unsweetened apple juice
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 4 teaspoons finely chopped crystallized ginger
  • 4 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 4 cups cantaloupe balls
  • 1 cup sliced fresh strawberries
  • 1 cup fresh blueberries
  • 2 teaspoons chopped fresh mint leaves


In a small saucepan, combine the apple juice, honey, ginger and lemon juice. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Cook and stir for 2 minutes or until mixture is reduced to ¾ cup. Remove from heat and cool.

In a serving bowl, combine the cantaloupe, strawberries, blueberries and mint. Drizzle with cooled apple juice mixture; gently toss to coat.

Nutrition Facts (per 1 cup serving):

113 calories, 1g fat (0g saturated fat), 14mg sodium, 28g carbohydrates, 1g protein

Adapted from: Taste of Home
Reviewed by PeaceHealth dietitians and nutritionists