The zing of serrano peppers in the sugar syrup makes this side dish both sweet and lively.

Source: Midwest Living

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cook:
3 mins
chill:
1 hr
total:
1 hr 3 mins
Servings:
6
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • For syrup, in a small saucepan, combine water, sugar, serrano peppers, and lime juice. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, for 3 minutes. Remove from heat; cool to room temperature.

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  • Strain syrup into a large serving bowl; discard peppers and seeds. Stir in lime peel. Add melon balls, apple or pear, and plums; stir gently to coat. Cover and chill 1 to 4 hours before serving. Makes 6 servings.

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For a milder flavor, serrano peppers may be omitted.

Nutrition Facts

119 calories; fat 1g; carbohydrates 30g; insoluble fiber 2g; protein 1g; sodium 3mg.
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