Melon Fruit Bowl Recipe
Melon Fruit Bowl Recipe photo by Taste of Home
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This medley of strawberries, melon and pineapple gets its rich sweet taste from a creamy banana dressing. "Drizzle the dressing over any fresh fruit for an eye-appealing salad that's perfect for breakfast or brunch," recommends Edie DeSpain from Logan, Utah.
MAKES:
12 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES:
12 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 15 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 medium cantaloupe, cut into chunks
  • 1 medium honeydew, cut into chunks
  • 3 cups fresh pineapple chunks
  • 1 cup halved strawberries
  • BANANA DRESSING:
  • 1 medium ripe banana, cut into chunks
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons lemon juice

Directions

In a large bowl, combine the melon, pineapple and strawberries; set aside. Place the dressing ingredients in a blender; cover and process until smooth. Serve with fruit salad. Yield: 12 servings.
Originally published as Melon Fruit Bowl in Quick Cooking July/August 2000, p12

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 100 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 0 sodium, 24g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 2g fiber), 2g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 fruit.

  • 1 medium cantaloupe, cut into chunks
  • 1 medium honeydew, cut into chunks
  • 3 cups fresh pineapple chunks
  • 1 cup halved strawberries
  • BANANA DRESSING:
  • 1 medium ripe banana, cut into chunks
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons lemon juice
  1. In a large bowl, combine the melon, pineapple and strawberries; set aside. Place the dressing ingredients in a blender; cover and process until smooth. Serve with fruit salad. Yield: 12 servings.
Originally published as Melon Fruit Bowl in Quick Cooking July/August 2000, p12

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