ANISEED FRUIT SALAD

Ellen Bales

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@Starwriter

A great summertime salad because you can take advantage of the many seasonal fruits available. In winter, canned and frozen can be substituted. A veritable explosion of fruits with a hint of licorice.
Recipe & photo from: tasteofhome.com/...Anise-Fruit-Salad


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Rating:

Serves:

12-14

Prep:

30 Min

Ingredients

2 c
water
1 1/2 c
sugar
3 Tbsp
lemon juice
1 Tbsp
aniseed
6 c
honeydew, cubed
4 c
fresh pineapple, cubed
2 1/2 c
cantaloupe, cubed
2 c
fresh green seedless grapes
2 c
fresh red seedless grapes
2 c
orange slices, cubed
1 c
fresh strawberries, sliced
1 medium
firm banana, sliced
2
kiwi fruit, peeled and sliced

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Combine water, sugar, lemon juice and aniseed in a saucepan over medium-high heat; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium; cook, uncovered, for 40 minutes or until mixture is slightly thickened and reduced by one-third (about 1-1/2 cups). Remove from heat. Cover and cool to room temperature, about 30 minutes.
2
Meanwhile, combine honeydew, pineapple, cantaloupe, grapes and oranges in a large bowl. Pour aniseed mixture over the fruit; toss to coat.
3
Cover and chill at least 1 hour. Just before serving, add strawberries and banana; gently toss. Garnish with kiwi.

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