Cowboy Fruit Salad

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 25 min
  • Active: 15 min
  • Yield: 6 servings
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Spicy Syrup:

1/4 cup sugar

1 jalapeno, cut lengthways and seeded

Zest and juice of 1/2 lime 

Cowboy Fruit Salad:

1 cup hulled and halved strawberries

1 cup cubed honeydew melon 

1 cup green seedless grapes, halved lengthwise 

1 cup red seedless grapes, halved lengthwise 

1/4 cup fresh mint leaves, chopped 


  1. For the spicy syrup: Put the sugar, jalapeno and 1/2 cup water in a pan and bring to a boil, stirring until the sugar has dissolved. Reduce the heat and simmer until the liquid has reduced to a thin syrup, about 10 minutes. Remove the jalapeno. Let the syrup cool, then add the lime zest and juice.
  2. For the cowboy fruit salad: Add the strawberries, melon and green and red grapes to a bowl, pour over all of the syrup and toss. Sprinkle over the mint leaves.