Fruit Salad with Basil and Jalapeno Recipe - ReCiPes
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A wonderful summer salad made from cantaloupe, blueberries, strawberries and grapefruit is complemented by cucumber and it turns out even more juicy and crispy. Fruits are watered with honey dressing with lime juice and chopped jalapenos and sprinkled with fresh herbs: basil and mint. The taste is very refreshing with spicy notes of chili pepper, which sound especially interesting against the background of sweet fruits. The salad can be served immediately or refrigerated for several hours so that all the juices of the ingredients make good friends.


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Time: 15 minutes.
Complexity: easy
Servings: 6 – 8

The recipes use volumetric containers with the volume:
1 cup (st.) – 240 ml.
3/4 cup (st.) – 180 ml.
1/2 cup (tbsp.) – 120 ml.
1/3 cup (st.) – 80 ml.
1/4 cup (st.) – 60 ml.
1 tablespoon (tbsp.) – 15 ml.
1 teaspoon (tsp) – 5 ml.

Ingredients for the recipe:


  • 4 tbsp. 1 cm diced cantaloupe (approximately half melon)
  • 2 tbsp. blueberries
  • 2 tbsp. chopped strawberries
  • 1 tbsp. grapefruit segments (1 grapefruit)
  • 1 small cucumber, diced 1 cm.
  • 3 tbsp. l torn fresh basil leaves
  • 3 tbsp. l torn fresh mint leaves

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  • 2 tbsp. l honey
  • 1 jalapeno pod, peeled and chopped
  • Zest and juice of 1 lemon

Recipe preparation:

  1. Gas station:

    In a large bowl, combine honey, jalapenos, lemon zest and juice.


    In a bowl, mix melon, blueberries, strawberries, grapefruit and cucumber with dressing. Stir to evenly distribute the ingredients. Add basil and mint and serve immediately.

  2. Storage board

    This fruit salad can be stored under the lid in the refrigerator for up to 2 days. Put in the refrigerator, without adding herbs, and immediately before serving sprinkle with basil and mint.


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