Enjoy the fruits of summer
Jul. 3, 2011 8:06 pm
Updated: Jul. 4, 2011 4:56 am
Fresh raspberries have been particularly delicious this year. This salad makes a cool and refreshing first course and shows off the berries.
Cool Summer Salad
3 cups seedless watermelon cubes
1 cup cucumber slices*
2 cups fresh raspberries
1 tablespoon honey
1/4 cup minced fresh mint leaves
1 tablespoon lime juice
1 teaspoon grated lime peel
Combine watermelon, cucumber slices and raspberries in a bowl then divide evenly between 4 fruit cup type bowls or salad plates. Place honey in a small custard cup and microwave on high for 10 seconds. With a fork,
whisk mint, lime juice and lime peel with the honey. Drizzle honey mixture even over the 4 servings. Serve immediately.
*Peel cucumber, cut in half lengthwise and scoop out seeds. Slice each half in 1/4 inch slices.