Grilled Mixed Fruit

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 35 min
  • Prep: 20 min
  • Cook: 15 min
  • Yield: 4 to 6 servings
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Ingredients

1 pint strawberries, hulled and halved

4 bananas, halved lengthwise

1 cup fresh blueberries

1/4 cup sugar

1/4 cup chopped fresh mint leaves

1 lemon, juiced

3 tablespoons simple syrup, recipe follows

Simple syrup:

1/4 cup water

1/2 cup sugar

Directions

  1. Place a grill pan over medium-high heat.
  2. In a medium bowl, toss the fruit in the sugar to coat. Grill over medium heat, until a golden crust begins to form on the fruit, about 3 to 4 minutes per side.
  3. In another medium bowl, mix together the mint, lemon juice, and simple syrup. Arrange the fruit on a serving platter, drizzle the mint syrup over top, and serve.

Simple syrup:

  1. In a saucepan, combine water and sugar over medium heat. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer for 5 minutes, or until the sugar has dissolved. Take pan off heat and cool the syrup before using. Any extra cooled syrup can be refrigerated in an airtight container for up to 2 weeks.
  2. Yield: 1/2 cup

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