Lime-Mint Melon Salad

A Betty Crocker cookbook shares a healthy recipe! A citrus twist and mint kiss flavor a fruity melon salad that doubles as dessert.

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 2 hr 20 min
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

1 1/2
cups 1/2-inch cubes honeydew melon (1/2 medium)
1 1/2
cups 1/2-inch cubes cantaloupe (1/2 medium)
1
teaspoon grated lime peel
3
tablespoons lime juice
2
tablespoons chopped fresh or 1 tablespoon dried mint leaves
1
teaspoon honey
1/4
teaspoon salt

  • 1 In medium glass or plastic bowl, toss ingredients.
  • 2 Cover; refrigerate about 2 hours or until chilled.

Expert Tips

Select cantaloupe and honeydew melons by smelling the soft stem end. A sweet, fruity fragrance means ripeness. Store both varieties of melon at room temperature until they are ripe, then keep them in the refrigerator.

Instead of cubing the melons, cut into balls with a melon baller.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
70
(
Calories from Fat
0),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
0g
0%
(Saturated Fat
0g,
0%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
125mg
125%;
Total Carbohydrate
15g
15%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
13g
13%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
35%;
Vitamin C
60%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 1 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.