Tropical Fruit with Lime

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  1. In small saucepan, cook sugar with water over medium heat, stirring, until sugar is dissolved.
  2. Remove from heat; stir in lime rind and juice. Let cool.
  3. (Syrup can be refrigerated in airtight container for up to 1 day; rewarm until fluid, then let cool to room temperature.) Peel, seed and cube cantaloupe; place in bowl.
  4. Cut off 2 opposite sides of mango as close to pit as possible. Cut grid pattern of 1/2-inch (1 cm) cubes in flesh of each side down to (but not through) skin; turn inside out. Cut off cubes; add to bowl.
  5. Cut remaining mango away from pit; cube and add to bowl.
  6. (Fruit can be prepared to this point, covered and refrigerated for up to 4 hours.) Peel and cut bananas into 1/2-inch (1 cm) thick slices; add to bowl.
  7. Add reserved syrup, and mint (if using); toss gently to combine. Serve immediately.

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