August 20, 2014

Fruit Salad with Cool Mint Dressing

On the Menu Today~
Fruit Salad with Cool Mint Dressing

This is a delicious and
refreshing way to enjoy summer fruit.
Refreshing on a warm summer evening~
The Cool Mint Dressing needs to be made ahead..
At least 8 hours but will keep in the refrigerator for 1 week.

Cool Mint Dressing

  • 1/3 cup red wine vinegar
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup olive oil or vegetable oil
  • 8 sprigs fresh mint leaves, torn
  • 1 teaspoon key lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon poppy seeds
Cooking Directions
  1. In a jar with a tight fitting lid, combine the vinegar, honey or brown sugar, oil, mint, lime juice and poppy seeds. Cover tightly and shake well, then refrigerate at least 8 hours. Discard mint leaves and shake the dressing well. Will keep for 1 week in the refrigerator.

Fruit Salad

  • 2 medium firm bananas
  • 2 cups fresh blueberries
  • 2 cups sliced fresh strawberries
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons fresh mint leaves, torn, for garish
  • 1 to 2 teaspoons poppy seeds
  • whipped cream, optional
  • Note: you can add raspberries and blackberries if desired
Cooking Directions
  1. In a large bowl, combine the bananas and berries. Pour the cool mint dressing, over the fruit salad. Garnish with fresh torn mint leaves and poppy seeds, Serve with whipped cream.

Banana, Strawberry, Blueberry, Mint, Poppy Seeds, HoneyDressing


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