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Sparkling Melon Recipe

Sparkling Melon Recipe

I figured citrus soda would give my ordinary melon cup sparkle. To keep dessert on the lighter side, I added a dollop of yogurt. Take advantage of seasonal fruits and add strawberries, watermelon and blueberries to the dessert.—Janet Twigg, Campbellford, Ontario
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min. YIELD:8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 medium honeydew, cut into cubes
  • 1/2 medium cantaloupe, cut into cubes
  • 1 can (12 ounces) lemon-line soda, chilled
  • 1 cup vanilla yogurt
  • Fresh mint, optional

Directions

  • 1. Place melon cubes in dessert dishes. Pour lemon-lime soda over melon. Top with yogurt. Garnish with mint if desired. Yield: 8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 82 calories, 1 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 3 mg cholesterol, 34 mg sodium, 17 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein.