How to Make Fruit Salad with Minted Sugar Syrup

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Cook Healthy and QuickA fruit salad is a refreshing and light dessert option. This minted sugar syrup helps bring out the flavor of the ingredients.

  • Yield: 4 Servings
  • Preparation Time: 15 Minutes
  • Cooking Time: 15 Minutes
  • Total Time: 5 Minutes


  • 1 ripe mango, peeled and cut into ½ in (1 cm) cubes
  • 2 ripe kiwis, peeled and cut into ½ in (1 cm) cubes
  • 3½ oz (100 g) ripe papaya, peeled and cut into ½ in (1 cm) cubes
  • 3½ oz (100 g) pineapple, cut into ½ in (1 cm) cubes
  • 1 ripe pomegranate seeds
For the Syrup
How to Make It
  1. For the syrup, place the ingredients in a small heavy-bottomed saucepan. Pour in ¼ cup cold water.
  2. Bring to a boil, stirring frequently until the sugar dissolves. Remove from the heat, pour into a heatproof bowl, and let cool. Chill until needed.
  3. Combine all the fruit in a large serving bowl, reserving one-quarter of the pomegranate seeds. Strain the syrup into a pitcher. Discard the mint.
  4. Pour the syrup over the fruit and toss well to coat. Scatter with the reserved pomegranate seeds and serve. It is best served within 4 hours of preparation.
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1
Nutritional Value Per Serving
120 kcal
Calories from Fat:
0 kcal
% Daily Value*
Trans Fat
0.0 g
26 g
Dietary Fiber
4 g
26 g
* Above mentioned %DVs (Percent Daily Values) are based on 2,000 calorie food intake.

DVs (Daily values) may be vary depending upon individuals daily calorie needs. Above nutritional values are estimates and should only be used as a guide for approximation. They are not recommendations. Calculations are based on average weight of 194 lbs. and ages of 19 to 50 years.

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