The Pioneer Woman

The Pioneer Woman

Cowboy Fruit Salad

  • prep time25 min
  • total time 25 min
  • serves 6

Chunks of fruit in a sweet, spicy syrup.

2 Ratings
Directions for: Cowboy Fruit Salad


Spicy Syrup

¼ cup sugar

1 jalapeno, cut lengthways and seeded

Zest and juice of 1/2 lime

Cowboy Fruit Salad

1 cup hulled and halved strawberries

1 cup cubed honeydew melon

1 cup green seedless grapes, halved lengthwise

1 cup red seedless grapes, halved lengthwise

¼ cup fresh mint leaves, chopped


Spicy Syrup

1. Put the sugar, jalapeno and 1/2 cup water in a pan and bring to a boil, stirring until the sugar has dissolved. Reduce the heat and simmer until the liquid has reduced to a thin syrup, about 10 minutes. Remove the jalapeno. Let the syrup cool, then add the lime zest and juice.

Cowboy Fruit Salad

1. Add the strawberries, melon and green and red grapes to a bowl, pour over all of the syrup and toss. Sprinkle over the mint leaves.

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