Here’s a quick and easy salad recipe that incorporates fresh, unique flavors: Basil Lime Fruit Salad
The simple secret ingredient in this recipe is a basil-lime syrup- which adds a flavor that is very mild. It adds a little something extra to make it much more than just a boring old, ho-hum fruit salad.
Prepare syrup: Combine sugar and 1/2 cup water in a saucepan; bring to a boil. Cook 1 minute or until sugar dissolves. Remove from heat; stir in basil and rind. Cool. Strain sugar mixture through a fine sieve into a bowl; discard solids & keep syrup (chill until ready to use).
When ready to serve, combine fruit in a large bowl. Drizzle with syrup and toss gently.
Make ahead- cut all fruit and keep separate from prepared syrup. Toss just before ready to serve.