Fruit Salad with Black Pepper Dressing

Fruit Salad with Black Pepper Dressing
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  • 20Servings


  • 2 bunches mint leaves
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1 honeydew, cut into wedges
  • 1 cantaloupe, cut into wedges
  • 6 large peaches, sliced
  • 4 cups strawberries, sliced
  • 2 pints raspberries


In a small saucepan, combine 1 cup water, half of the mint leaves, the sugar, vinegar and pepper. Bring to a boil, then lower the heat and simmer for 5 minutes.

In a small bowl, stir together the cornstarch and 4 teaspoons water. Stir into the saucepan and bring to a boil. Remove from the heat and let cool for 10 minutes; strain.

In a large bowl, toss the dressing with the honeydew, cantaloupe, peaches, strawberries and raspberries. Top with the remaining mint leaves.