Marinated Blueberries and Tropical Fruits
Source: North American Blueberry Council
1/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1/2 cup orange juice
2 tablespoons orange liqueur (optional)
2 cups fresh blueberries
2 cups fresh or canned pineapple chunks
1 mango, peeled, pitted and cubed (about 1 1/2 cups)
1 kiwi, peeled, halved lengthwise and
thinly sliced (about 1/2 cup)
In microwave bowl, combine brown sugar, orange juice and orange liqueur, if desired. Microwave on HIGH for 1 minute. Stir until sugar is completely dissolved.
In a medium saucepan combine sugar, orange juice and orange liqueur. Cook and stir over very low heat until sugar is dissolved.
In a large bowl, combine blueberries, pineapple, mango and kiwi. Stir in sugar-orange juice mixture until blended.
Makes about 6 cups.