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    Basil-Lime Fruit Salad (Cooking Light)

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    Total Time:

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    Cook Time:

    35 mins

    30 mins

    5 mins

    Chef by Chance's Note:

    Delicious! This can be prepared ahead of time by making the simple syrup and chopping the fruits, just refrigerate seperately and then combine just before serving.

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Make the simple syrup by combining the sugar and water in a saucepan. Bring to a boil. Cook for a minute until the sugar is dissolved.
    2. 2
      Remove pan from heat, stir in the basil and lime rind. Cool. Strain to discard the solids.
    3. 3
      Combine the fruits in a large bowl. Drizzle with the simple syrup. Toss gently.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on December 25, 2012

      55

      Delicious! Made for holiday dinner, and everyone raved about it. So easy and pretty too.

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    • on May 04, 2011

      55

      I've made this several times and I am just now getting around to reviewing it. This fruit salad is super versatile (breakfast, lunch, dinner, whenever), and perfect for summer get-to-gethers. I served this at an Easter barbecue and at Mother's day brunch. At both events, this dish got RAVE reviews. It's amazing what a difference the simple dressing makes!

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    • on May 21, 2010

      55

      This is so good and interesting and different! The flavor the basil imparts after being strained gives it a subtle hint of herb, almost like a mint flavor. I used this on what fruit I had in the house: strawberries, watermelon, honeydew, grapes, apricots and bananas. I think there is enough syrup for two batches. This is definitely worth a try!

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    Nutritional Facts for Basil-Lime Fruit Salad (Cooking Light)

    Serving Size: 1 (163 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 12

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 102.6
     
    Calories from Fat 3
    68%
    Total Fat 0.4 g
    0%
    Saturated Fat 0.0 g
    0%
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    0%
    Sodium 2.4 mg
    0%
    Total Carbohydrate 25.9 g
    8%
    Dietary Fiber 2.6 g
    10%
    Sugars 21.3 g
    85%
    Protein 1.1 g
    2%

    The following items or measurements are not included:

    lime rind

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