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Margarita Fruit Salad

Margarita Fruit SaladRecipe courtesy of California Tree Fruit Agreement.

Recipe Ingredients:

1/3 cup freshly squeezed lime juice
2 tablespoons honey
1 ounce tequila (optional)
Pinch of kosher salt
1/4 cup fresh mint, chopped

1 fresh California Summerwhite® peach
2 fresh California peaches
2 fresh California nectarines
2 fresh California plums
6 California Sugarplums (fresh prunes) (optional)
1 cup watermelon, balled or cubed
Pinch of cayenne pepper
Lime wedges
Mint sprigs

Cooking Directions:

  1. For Dressing: Combine the lime juice and honey in a small bowl and whisk until the honey dissolves. Add a pinch of kosher salt, to taste. Add chopped mint; set aside while cutting the fruit.
  2. For Salad: Rinse fruit and remove the pits; cut into thin wedges or 1-inch chunks.
  3. Combine all fruit in a large bowl; pour dressing over the fruit, stirring gently to distribute.
  4. Sprinkle on cayenne pepper and adjust to taste. Serve with a lime wedge and a mint sprig.

Makes 6 servings.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/6 of recipe): Calories: 89; Total Fat: 0g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Total Carbs: 23g; Fiber: 2g; Protein: 1g; Sodium: 21mg.

Recipe and photograph courtesy of California Tree Fruit Agreement.