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
Total TimePrep: 20 min. Cook: 10 min. + chilling
- 1/2 cup sugar
- 1/2 cup water
- Juice and grated zest 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 zest; bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer 5 minutes. Cool. Pour sauce over fruit and toss to coat. Chill 4 hours.
Nutrition Facts1 cup: 47 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 5mg sodium, 12g carbohydrate (11g sugars, 1g fiber), 0 protein.
Originally published as Melon Balls with Lime Sauce in Country Woman July/August 1991
Follow along as we show you how to make these fantastic recipes from our archive.