Sweetened grappa gives fresh fruit a decidedly Greek flavor. Try serving this over lightly sweetened ricotta for a special treat. Source: EatingWell Magazine, March/April 1997

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  • 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

203 calories; 0.4 g total fat; 0.1 g saturated fat; 2 mg sodium. 251 mg potassium; 32.3 g carbohydrates; 2.2 g fiber; 28 g sugar; 1 g protein; 48 IU vitamin a iu; 57 mg vitamin c; 24 mcg folate; 20 mg calcium; 1 mg iron; 16 mg magnesium;