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January 24, 2013

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Fruit Salad

Makes 13 cups

  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 3 cups water
  • 2 teaspoons dried hot red pepper flakes
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • Segments from 3 large oranges, pith and membranes removed
  • Segments from 2 large grapefruit, pith and membranes removed
  • 2 mangos, peeled and cut in slices or chunks
  • 2 sliced cucumbers, peeled and seeded
  • 1 medium pineapple, peeled, cored and cut into chunks
  • 3 tablespoons chopped basil, or basil and mint combined

In a small saucepan over moderate heat, boil sugar and water for 5 minutes. Add the pepper flakes and lemon juice. Cool the syrup to luke-warm. Assemble all of the fruits and cucumbers in a bowl. Pour the warm syrup over the mixture. Chill well. Toss with greens if desired.

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