Melon Balls with Lime Sauce
During the summer months, melons are my favorite fruits to eat. This recipe is the result of an experiment for a new fruit salad.—Barbara Mctighe, Butler, Pennsylvania
12-16 ServingsPrep: 20 min. Cook: 10 min. + chilling
- 1/2 cup sugar
- 1/2 cup water
- Juice and grated peel of 1 lime
- 2 cups watermelon balls
- 2 cups cantaloupe balls
- 2 cups honeydew balls
- In a small saucepan, heat sugar, water, lime juice and peel; bring to
- a boil. Reduce heat and simmer 5 minutes. Cool. Pour sauce over
- fruit and toss to coat. Chill 4 hours. Yield: 12-16 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 cup) equals 47 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 5 mg sodium, 12 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, trace protein.