Dragon Fruit Salad with Ginger & Mint

Dragon fruit is an exotic taste from the tropics. It come from type of cactus and is marvelously sweet in this salad paired with ginger, mint and lime.

Dragon Fruit Salad with Ginger & Mint 

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  • 2 medium sized dragon fruit
  • 1 tablespoon mint, minced
  • ½ teaspoon fresh ginger, peeled and finely minced
  • 2 limes juiced, plus additional wedges for garnish


Cut the fruit in half length wise. Then, as you would an avocado use a small knife slice the flesh of the fruit from top to bottom and from side to side creating a ½ inch grid pattern. Take care to slice all the way through the flesh but not through the skins. Then use a large soup spoon or serving spoon to scoop out the diced fruit into a medium bowl. Repeat with all the halves. Retaining the hollowed out skins.

Toss the fruit chunks with the minced mint, ginger and juice from 2 limes.

Return the salad to the hollowed out skins to serve as individual bowls of salad. Garnish with additional lime wedges on the side.