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Summer Fruit Bowl Recipe

Serves 20


  • 2 cups water
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 3 tsp lime juice
  • 3/4 cup mint leaves, minced
  • 20 lbs watermelon
  • 1 cantaloupe, small
  • 6 plums, large
  • 4 nectarines, large
  • 1 lb grapes, seedless green


1. In 2-quart saucepan over medium heat, cook water, sugar, and lime juice for 15 minutes or until mixture becomes a light syrup.
2. Stir in mint leaves; cover and refrigerate until well chilled.
3. Cut watermelon into bite-size pieces; discard seeds.
4. Cut cantaloupe into bite-sized pieces; cut unpeeled plums and nectarines into wedges.
5. Combine cut-up fruits with grapes and arrange in very large bowl.
6. Pour chilled syrup through strainer over fruit; gently toss to mix well.
7. Cover and refrigerate to blend flavors, stirring mixture occasionally.


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Main Ingredient:Fruit
Preparation Method:Boiling

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