Summer Fruit with Lime-Mint Sugar
- 1/4 cup sugar
- 2 Tbs. minced fresh mint
- 2 tsp. grated lime zest
- 2 each nectarines and peaches, halved, pitted and cut into slices
1/2 inch thick
- 1/2 cantaloupe or other melon, seeded, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch
- 1 cup seedless grapes
- Juice of 1 lime
In a bowl, combine the nectarines, peaches and melon. Cut the grapes in half and add to the bowl. Drizzle the fruit with the lime juice and stir gently to coat. Sprinkle with the sugar mixture and turn the fruit once or twice to coat evenly.
Transfer the fruit to a serving bowl and serve immediately. Serves 4 to 6.
Adapted from Williams-Sonoma Essentials of Breakfast and Brunch, by Georgeanne Brennan, Elinor Klivans, Jordan Mackay and Charles Pierce (Oxmoor House, 2007).