Mint Julep Fruit Salad

Side Dishes

Mint Julep Fruit Salad

To cut the richness of a casserole, like in our individual Hot Brown Casseroles, serve an adaptation of another Louisville classic, a mint julep-flavored fruit salad.


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Bring water, sugar, and salt to a boil in a saucepan. Reduce heat to medium and simmer 5 minutes. Cool syrup in pan set inside a bowl of ice water until cold; stir in bourbon.

Combine pineapple, watermelon, and honeydew in a bowl; toss with syrup.

Chill salad, covered, 1 hour or overnight, stirring occasionally. Stir in fresh mint just before serving.

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