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Ginger-Glazed Grilled Honeydew Recipe

Ginger-Glazed Grilled Honeydew Recipe

If you've never grilled fruit like this before, you're in for a real treat! Jacqui says, “I love the idea of cooking everything from appetizers to desserts on the grill. This is sweet and really light.” Jacqui Correa - Landing, New Jersey
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:6 servings


  • 1/4 cup peach preserves
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped crystallized ginger
  • 2 teaspoons grated lemon peel
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1 medium honeydew, cut into 2-inch cubes


  • 1. In a small bowl, combine the first five ingredients. Thread honeydew onto six metal or soaked wooden skewers; brush with half the glaze.
  • 2. Moisten a paper towel with cooking oil; using long-handled tongs, lightly coat the grill rack. Grill honeydew, covered, over medium-high heat or broil 4 in. from the heat for 4-6 minutes or just until melon begins to soften and brown, turning and basting frequently with remaining glaze. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 skewer equals 101 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 18 mg sodium, 26 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 1 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 fruit, 1/2 starch.