Rainbow Fruit Bowl Recipe
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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
MAKES:
8 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 15 min. + chilling
MAKES:
8 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 15 min. + chilling

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

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. Cover and refrigerate for 2 hours. Just before serving, add soda and toss gently. Yield: 6-8 servings.
Originally published as Rainbow Fruit Bowl in Birds & Blooms June/July 1998, p55

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 77 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 13mg sodium, 19g carbohydrate (18g sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 fruit, 1/2 starch.

  • 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
  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. Cover and refrigerate for 2 hours. Just before serving, add soda and toss gently. Yield: 6-8 servings.
Originally published as Rainbow Fruit Bowl in Birds & Blooms June/July 1998, p55

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