Red and Green Fruit Salad with Mint Syrup

(from castro15’s recipe box)

Categories: Sides


  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup fresh mint
  • 2 quarts strawberries, halved
  • 1/2 honeydew melon, peeled, seeded and chopped
  • 1 cup red grapes, halved
  • 1 cup green grapes, halved
  • 4 kiwis, peeled and cut into half-moons
  • 1/3 cup pomegranate seeds


  1. For the mint syrup: Bring the sugar and 1/2 cup water to a boil in a small saucepan over medium heat. Remove from the heat and add the mint. Let steep until the syrup cools, 20 to 30 minutes. Pour the syrup through a fine-mesh strainer, discarding the mint. Refrigerate in a covered container until ready to serve.

  2. For the salad: Combine the strawberries, melon, grapes, kiwis and pomegranate seeds in a large bowl and toss to combine. When ready to serve, drizzle the fruit with the mint syrup and gently toss to coat.

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