ANISEED FRUIT SALAD

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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

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

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

How to Make ANISEED FRUIT SALAD

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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