Fruit Salad with Mint Lime Granita

15 minutes + 5 minutes Serves 8

Ingredients

  • 1/2 honeydew melon, peeled, seeded, sliced
  • 250g punnet strawberries, hulled, halved
  • 1 granny smith apple, sliced
  • 2 peaches, stones removed, cut into 2cm slice
  • 2 plums, stones removed, cut into quarters
  • 1 cup sparkling white wine or grape juice, chilled
  • Mint Lime Granita
  • 1/3 cup lime juice, plus 4 wide strips of zest
  • 1/4 cup caster sugar
  • 1 peppermint teabag
  • 1/4 cup chopped mint
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Method

1. To make the granita, combine 2 cups of water, lime juice and sugar in a medium saucepan. Stir over a low heat until sugar dissolves. Add zest and teabag and bring to a simmer.

2. Remove from heat to infuse for 3-4 minutes. Remove teabag and zest. Allow to cool, then stir in mint and transfer to a shallow metal tray. Freeze for 2-3 hours until set.

3. Combine fruit in a large glass bowl and gently mix. Pour over wine and keep chilled.

4. When ready to serve, take granita out of the freezer. Using a fork, scrape along granita to form ice chips and spoon over the fruit.

PER SERVE

• Energy 674Kj • Protein 1g • Total Fat 0g • Saturated Fat 0g • Carbohydrates 30g • Sugars 30g • Sodium 21mg

Dietary and nutritional info supplied by NZ Nutrition Foundation