Melon with Kiwano Melon Sauce

Melon with Kiwano Melon Sauce

This tasty recipe provides two fruit servings.


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Serves: 4 person(s) Change

Preparation Time: 15 mins

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  • 1 cup honeydew melon chunks
  • 1 cup watermelon chunks
  • 2 kiwano melons
  • 1 pulp from kiwano melon above
  • 1/2 cup cantaloupe chunks
  • 2 tsp chopped fresh mint, to taste
  • 2 tsp grated orange peel
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 4 fresh mint sprigs (optional garnish)


MELON: In a bowl, toss together honeydew and watermelon chunks. Halve both kiwano melons lengthwise. Scoop out interior of first kiwano melon and add to melon mixture. Scoop out interior of second kiwano melon and reserve for making sauce. Divide melon mixture evenly among the kiwano melon shells.

SAUCE: Place reserved kiwano melon pulp in food processor or blender with cantaloupe chunks, mint, orange peel, and sugar. Cover and process until smooth.

Pour sauce over fruit in shells; garnish with mint sprigs.

Thanks to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Nutritional Info (per serving)

CALORIES 50 cals
Kilojoules 209 kJ
Fat 0.2 g
Saturated Fat 0.0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 11 mg
Carbohydrates 11.0 g
Fiber 1.0 g
Total Sugars 8.0 g
Protein 1.0 g
Calcium 9.0 mg
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