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Fruit Salad With Vanilla Bean Syrup

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This Fruit Salad With Vanilla Bean Syrup tastes extremely delicious ! A terrific combo of mango, strawberries, and honey dew melon, this chilled fruit is going to make you fall for it once you taste it ! Try this Fruit Salad With Vanilla Bean Syrup and let me know if you like it !
  Lemon 1 Large
  Vanilla bean 1
  Sugar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Mangoes 3 , peeled and cut into 1 inch chunks
  Strawberries 2 Pint, hulled and each cut in half or into quarters if large
  Honeydew melon 1 Medium, cut into 1 inch chunks

With vegetable peeler, remove 1 inch wide continuous strip of peel from lemon.
Squeeze enough juice from lemon to equal 1/4 cup; set aside.
Cut vanilla bean lengthwise in half; spread pod open.
Scrape seeds from inside of vanilla bean; reserve seeds and pod.
In 1 quart saucepan, heat lemon peel, vanilla bean seeds, vanilla bean pod, sugar, and 3/4 cup water to boiling over high heat.
Reduce heat to medium; cook, uncovered, 5 minutes or until syrup is slightly thickened.
Remove vanilla bean pod and lemon.
Pour syrup into small bowl; stir in lemon juice.
Cover and refrigerate syrup until chilled, about 2 hours.
Place fruit in large bowl; toss with syrup.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1956 Calories from Fat 64

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 8 g11.7%

Saturated Fat 1.3 g6.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 348.1 mg14.5%

Total Carbohydrates 501 g167%

Dietary Fiber 50.3 g201.3%

Sugars 432.4 g

Protein 20 g40.4%

Vitamin A 112.6% Vitamin C 1865.8%

Calcium 40.1% Iron 46.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Fruit Salad With Vanilla Bean Syrup Recipe