Layers of color and a refreshing dressing of sparkling lime make this Fresh Fruit Salad Recipe a 4th of July favorite. Simple to make, prepare ahead and take along to a cookout party as a healthy side or serve with whipped topping as dessert.
- 1 cup of blueberries
- 1 cup of plums, sliced
- 1 cup pitted cherries, sliced
- 1 cup cantaloupe, chopped
- 1 cup strawberries, sliced
- 1 cup peaches, sliced
- 1 cup of small green grapes
- 1 cup of raspberries
- 1/4 cup of lime juice
- 2 Tbsp of honey
- 1 Tsp grated lime peel
- 1 cup lemon-lime flavored sparkling water, chilled
- Mint sprigs
Layer the fruit in a 2-quart glass bowl in the order listed above.
Cover and chill for a minimum of 3 hours.
Just before serving, combine lime juice, honey and lime peel in a small bowl.
Whisk until well blended.
Stir in the sparkling water and mix well.
Pour the mixture over the layered fruit.
Garnish with mint sprigs.