This past weekend marked the official start to the summer. What better way to keep yourself and others refreshed while having fun in the sun with this sweet cherries and berries summer fruit salad. It has a few fruits of the summer that is marinated in lime juice and mint to give you the cooling sensation you will need to beat the heat. This recipe can easily serve 10-12 people for a summer BBQ, a picnic or a day at the beach.
What you need:
1.5 lbs blueberries
2 lbs. strawberries (hulled and cut into quarters)
1 lb dark red cherries (pitted and split in halves)
Lime juice from 4 limes
4-5 sprigs of mint leaves
1- Wash and prep the blueberries, strawberries and cherries as indicated above. Then set it set them aside.
2- Juice the four limes and set aside.
3- Toss together in a large bowl the fruit and lime juice.
4- Chiffonade (cut into ribbons) the mint leaves, add them to the bowl, toss and serve.