Sweetened grappa gives fresh fruit a decidedly Greek flavor. Try serving this over lightly sweetened ricotta for a special treat.

EatingWell Test Kitchen
Source: EatingWell Magazine, March/April 1997


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Combine sugar, grappa and lemon juice in a small saucepan. Place over low heat, swirling just until sugar dissolves.

  • Combine strawberries, grapes and grappa syrup In a medium bowl. Refrigerate until cold. Serve garnished with mint sprigs.


Ingredient note: Grappa is an Italian spirit, distilled from the residue of grapes remaining in the wine press after the juice has been extracted for wine. You can substitute kirsch or Framboise.

Nutrition Facts

202.8 calories; protein 1g 2% DV; carbohydrates 32.3g 10% DV; exchange other carbs 2; dietary fiber 2.2g 9% DV; sugars 27.8g; fat 0.4g 1% DV; saturated fat 0.1g; cholesterolmg; vitamin a iu 48.3IU 1% DV; vitamin c 56.5mg 94% DV; folate 24.1mcg 6% DV; calcium 20mg 2% DV; iron 0.6mg 3% DV; magnesium 15.7mg 6% DV; potassium 251.1mg 7% DV; sodium 2.2mg; thiamin 0.1mg 6% DV.