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Melon with Raspberry Sauce Recipe

Melon with Raspberry Sauce Recipe

Refreshing melon slices fanned out in a pretty pool of raspberry sauce create a light but elegant ending to any special-occasion meal.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • 2-2/3 cups unsweetened raspberries
  • 3 tablespoons honey
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon minced fresh gingerroot
  • 1/2 large cantaloupe
  • 1/2 medium honeydew

Directions

  • 1. Set aside a few raspberries for garnish. Place the remaining berries in a blender or food processor; cover and process until pureed. Add the honey, lemon juice and ginger; cover and process. Strain and discard seeds; set sauce aside.
  • 2. Cut the cantaloupe and honeydew into three wedges; cut each wedge widthwise in half. Remove seeds and rind. With a knife, slice each piece of melon lengthwise toward narrow end without cutting completely to the end. Open into a fan shape.
  • 3. On each dessert plate, place 2 tablespoons of raspberry sauce and a cantaloupe fan and honeydew fan. Garnish with reserved raspberries. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 130 calories, 1g fat (0.550g saturated fat), 0mg cholesterol, 19mg sodium, 33g carbohydrate (0g sugars, 5g fiber), 2g protein Diabetic Exchanges:2 fruit

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