4th of July Fruit Salad

This refreshing salad will be a hit at your 4th of July celebration. Just
about any combination of fruit works in this salad. Try honeydew melon,
nectarines, or mangos together with a lemon based dressing. To make the
lemon based dressing use lemon juice and lemon peel in place of the lime.

4th of July Fruit Salad

1 C of blueberries
1 C of plums, sliced
1 C pitted cherries, sliced
1 C cantaloupe, chopped
1 C strawberries, sliced
1 C peaches, sliced
1 C of small green grapes
1 C of raspberries
1/4 C of lime juice
2 tbsp of honey
1 tsp grated lime peel
1 C lemon lime flavored sparkling water, chilled
Mint sprigs

In a 2 quart glass bowl layer the fruit in the order they are listed above. Cover the bowl and chill 3 hours. Just before serving place the lime juice into a small bowl. Whisk in the honey and lime peel. Add the
sparkling water and stir until blended in well. Pour the mixture over the
layered fruit. Garnish the top with the mint sprigs.

Makes 8 servings

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