Black Fruits in Lavendar Honey Glaze
Lavender, used in many Provencal French dishes, adds a fragrant note to this fruit salad. Sage or thyme also works well.
Lavendar Honey Glaze:
1 1/2 teaspoons lavender blossoms, dried
1/2 cup honey, warmed
1 tablespoon fresh orange zest
1/2 cup orange juice, fresh squeezed
4 cups California blue-black seedless grapes
3 cups blackberries
3 cups dark, sweet cherries (such as Bing), pitted
2 cups black-skin plums, sliced
12 each fresh lavender blossom sprigs, for garnish
- In a small bowl, whisk together lavender honey glaze ingredients until well combined.
- In a large bowl, combine fruits for salad.
- Pour lavender honey glaze over fruits and toss gently to coat.
- Garnish with fresh lavender blossom sprigs.
Makes 12 servings.
Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/12 of recipe): Calories 127; Protein 1.2g; Fat 0.6g; Calories from Fat 4%; Carbohydrate 32g; Cholesterol 0mg; Fiber 3.3g; Sodium 2mg.
Recipe and photograph provided courtesy of California Table Grape Commission.