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Summer Fruit with Wine and Mint

Summer Fruit Salad
Cook Time:
4 mins
Prep Time:
15 mins

Chef notes

The white wine glaze enhances the natural sweetness of the fruit and adds a touch of grown-up sophistication in this fruit salad recipe.


  • cups dry white wine
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1/2 ripe cantaloupe, halved, seeded, cut into 3/4-inch cubes (about 3 cups)
  • 8 ounces fresh strawberries, quartered
  • 1 cup seedless green grapes, halved lengthwise
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh mint leaves


Bring the wine and sugar to a boil in a small saucepan, stirring until the sugar is dissolved. Boil for 2 minutes. Remove from the heat.

Chop and combine the cantaloupe, strawberries, grapes and mint in a large bowl. Pour the warm wine mixture over; toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate until cold, stirring occasionally, at least 2 hours.

Transfer to the fruit mixture to a wide jar with a tight-fitting lid. Keep chilled.