Monday, July 9, 2012

Berries and Melon slices - pizza style

 This summer salad is easy to make and easy to serve. Can make this for kids parties or picnics, we can cut this fruit beforehand and cover the individual slices with cling wrap.
fruit salad pizza
Pizza style fruit salad.
1          *1" thick slice of a water melon 
8-10      straw berries-sliced 
few       whole blue berries 
6  tsp  *blue berry compote
tsp     powdered sugar 

* slice a watermelon horizontally into equal sized pieces.

* blue berry compote recipe is in the end of this post.
pizza style salad
Berry melon pizza!
1. Spread the blueberry compote over the melon slice evenly.
2. Cut it around the corner, between the fruit and the rind.
3. Cut the slice into equal parts.
4. Arrange the strawberries and blue berries on  each slices uniformly. 
5. Sprinkle the powdered sugar before serving.

    Berry compote can be substituted  with any other jams or flavored yogurts with fruit pieces in it.

*Blue berry compote:
Blueberry recipe:

2 cups      fresh blueberry     
1/2 cup     lemon juice           
2 tbs         granulated sugar

1. In a saucepan in medium/high heat add the berries, lemon juice and sugar.
2. Cook until berries start to pop and juice thickens (about 5 mins).

berry melon salad
Cut 2" thick round slice...
blueberry salad
Spread the blue berry compote evenly...

berry pizza
cut around the corner of the water melon..
kids fruit pizza
Thanks for taking the time to visit my blog. If you try this recipe, please comment on it. I like to hear how it came out.
                                       Enjoy :)


shobana jagadeesan said...

My kids enjoyed.Thanks for this post

Neela Rufus said...

Thanks shobana! glad your kids enjoyed it.