Summer Fruit Salad with Ginger-Lime Dressing

Summer Fruit Salad with Ginger-Lime Dressing

Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Servings 6

Ingredients
  

For the ginger-lime syrup:

  • 4 ounces ginger root about an 8-inch piece
  • 2 limes
  • 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 cup water

For the fruit salad:

  • 2 cups fresh blueberries
  • 2 cups bite-sized chunks of honeydew melon
  • 2 cups bite-sized chunks of peaches about 2 medium-size peaches

Instructions
 

For the ginger-lime syrup:

  • Scrub and rinse ginger and cut into 1/4-inchrounds. Use a vegetable peeler to remove zest from limes.
  • Combine sugar and water in a small or medium saucepan. Cook until sugar dissolves, stirring occasionally.
  • Add ginger and lime zest. Bring to a simmer then remove from heat. Set aside for 1 hour.
  • Strain syrup into a container. Discard ginger and lime zest.
  • Store syrup in a sealed container in the refrigerator for up to 3 months.

For the fruit salad:

  • Place blueberries, melon, and peaches in a large bowl. Pour 1/3 cup ginger-lime syrup over fruit. Toss gently to combine.
  • Taste and add more syrup if desired.
Keyword Blueberries, Ginger, Honeydew, Peaches