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Simple Summer Fruit Salad

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Ingredients
  Superfine sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Water 5 Tablespoon
  Orange juice 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Orange 1 Small, grated rind and juice
  Currants 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Red currants 1 Cup (16 tbs), stripped from their stems
  Arrowroot 4 Teaspoon
  Port 2 Tablespoon
  Blackberries 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Blueberries 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Strawberries 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Raspberries 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
  Ricotta 1 Cup (16 tbs) (Low Fat)
  Low fat ricotta cheese 2 Tablespoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1) In a heavy bottomed pan, place water, sugar and grated orange and heat over low flame while stirring until sugar is dissolved.
2) Add orange juice and red currants and boil the syrup.
3) Simmer for 2-3 minutes.
4) Strain the syrup in a bowl and reserve the fruits.

MAKING
5) Blend water and arrowroot.
6) Return th syrup to pan and add arrowrrot mixture.
7) Boil the syrup and cook until thickened.
8) Add port and blend well.
9) Pour syrup over red currants in a bowl and add other berries.
10) Mix well and let the fruits remain like this to cool until required.

SERVING
11) In individual glass dishes, serve the fruits with ricotta.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Mediterranean
Method: 
Mixing
Dish: 
Salad
Interest: 
Holiday, Summer, Party, Healthy
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
40 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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