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Rainbow Fruit Bowl Recipe

Rainbow Fruit Bowl Recipe

I've found mint gives melon a delicious zip. Mixed with fruit juices and served over melon, it's a pleasant blend that's both sweet and refreshing.—Dorothy Pritchett, Wills Point, Texas
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling YIELD:8 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups watermelon balls
  • 2 cups honeydew balls
  • 2 cups cantaloupe balls
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 2 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 tablespoon snipped fresh mint
  • 1 tablespoon grated orange peel
  • 1 cup lemon-lime soda

Directions

  • 1. Combine melon balls in a glass bowl. In a small bowl, whisk together juices, sugar, mint and orange peel; pour over melon and toss gently.
  • 2. Cover and refrigerate for 2 hours. Just before serving, add soda and toss gently. Yield: 8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup equals 77 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 13 mg sodium, 19 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 1 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 fruit, 1/2 starch.