Melon, Berry, and Pear Salad With Cayenne-Lemon-Mint Syrup

Total Time
1 hr
0 mins

From Cooking Light. Serving size: 1 1/2 c. Per serving: 168 calories, 0.7 g fat, 2.3 g protein, 42.6 g carb, 3.1 g fiber, 0 mg cholesterol.

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  1. To make syrup: combine the first 5 syrup ingredients in a small saucepan; bring to a boil.
  2. Cook 3 minutes or until mixture is slightly syrupy.
  3. Remove pan from heat; stir in 1/4 cup mint and lemon rind; let stand 30 minutes.
  4. Strain syrup through a sieve into a bowl; throw away solids.
  5. To make the salad: Combine all the salad ingredients in a large bowl.
  6. Add syrup; toss gently to coat.
  7. Cover and refrigerate 2 hours, stirring occasionally.