Medley of Citrus Fruit with Fresh Mint

Medley of Citrus Fruit with Fresh Mint
Staff Writer
Medley of Citrus Fruit with Fresh Mint
Bordeaux
Medley of Citrus Fruit with Fresh Mint

Treat yourself to a refreshing, healthy dessert with this fruit medley! A sprig of mint is the perfect topping for these tangy-yet-sweet fruit cups. Pair with a crisp Bordeaux Entre-Deux-Mers and enjoy.

Notes

Wine Pairings

Traditional pairing: Pair with a crisp and fruity Bordeaux dry white wine from Entre-Deux-Mers

Non-traditional paring: Select an unctuous and intense Bordeaux sweet white wine from Sauternes, Barsac, Cadillac, Cérons, Loupiac or Sainte-Croix-du-Mont.

Ingredients

  • 6 blood oranges
  • 6 tangerines
  • 3 grapefruits
  • Fresh mint
  • Cane sugar

Directions

Peel the fruit, including the fleshy white part.

Extract the flesh (without the skin) and the juice.

Pour the juice in a saucepan, add the sugar and the fresh mint, according to taste.

Boil for 5 minutes, then filter.

Place the fruit in small, individual bowls, pour the juice over the fruit, then mix. Serve chilled.

Fruit Shopping Tip

Buying fruits in season when they are at the peak of their freshness make for great tasting food and can save you money.

Fruit Cooking Tip

Don’t throw out your overripe fruit – instead blend into a smoothie or salad dressing, add to muffin batter, bake into a cobbler, or boil down with sugar and a little lemon juice to make jam.