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Melon Ambrosia Recipe

Melon Ambrosia Recipe

"Each time I serve this light and refreshing desert, it gets rave reviews," comments field editor Edie DeSpain from Logan, Utah. "With three kinds of melon, it's lovely and colorful but so simple to prepare."
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup watermelon balls or cubes
  • 1 cup cantaloupe balls or cubes
  • 1 cup honeydew balls or cubes
  • 1/3 cup lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1/4 cup flaked coconut, toasted
  • Fresh mint, optional

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the melon balls. In another bowl, combine the lime juice, sugar and honey; pour over melon and toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour. Sprinkle with coconut. Garnish with mint if desired. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

One serving (3/4 cup ) equals 137 calories, 4 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 12 mg sodium, 29 carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 1 g protein. Diabetic Exchange: 2 fruit.