Friday, June 05, 2009

Zippy Fruit Salad

Zippy Fruit Salad

1 apple, with skin, diced
1 cup cantaloupe, balled
1/2 an English cucumber, with skin, diced
2 bell peppers, green, yellow, orange, or red, chopped
1 orange, sectioned and sliced
Zest and juice of a lime
Fresh basil, cut into ribbons
Cinnamon to taste
Salt to taste
Sweeten with stevia, to taste

Cut the apple, cantaloupe, cucumber and peppers into a small neat dice. Zest the orange, then slice off the skin, cut the flesh into a small neat dice. Stir the orange zest, orange flesh and remaining ingredients into the fruit mixture.

Transfer to a serving bowl, garnish with a sprinkle of additional cinnamon and a piece of fresh basil.

*Cucumbers and peppers are botanically fruits. Yummy!


  1. What an unusual combination of ingredients... lime & green peppers; cinnamon and basil. I copied the recipe to give it a try! Thanks for posting!

  2. Happy week-end, everyone! It's going to be a hot one!

  3. Yum that will be a refreshing salad for your hot temps this weekend. You are having southern California weather and we are having Seattle weather her in It even rained today!!

  4. I think I would like the addition of peppers and cucumbers in a fruit salad. Thanks for sharing the recipe.

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  6. Anonymous9:09 AM

    I cannot imagine this salad, but I'm brave enough to try it! Thanks for sharing.

  7. I hope you enjoy it, Linda. It was even better this morning after the flavors all had a chance to meld. Very unique -- but good.

  8. Bernideen, thanks so much for the blog award and congratulations on receiving it yourself! I will post details soon. . .

  9. Thanks for coming to my blog. It took me a while to find you. The salad sounds very interesting. I like mixing fruits and vegs. I'm looking forward to reading your other posts. Linda (clarice's mom)


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