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Minted Melon Balls

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Ingredients
  Sugar 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Coarsely chopped mint/2 teaspoons dry mint 1 1⁄2 Tablespoon (Use Fresh)
  Orange juice 2 Tablespoon
  Lemon juice 1 Tablespoon
  Assorted melon balls 2 Quart (Or Bite Size Cubes)
  Mint sprig 4
Directions

In a small pan over high heat, combine sugar and water; bring to a boil, stirring, until sugar is dissolved; then boil for 5 minutes.
Remove from heat and pour over mint; cover and chill for about 1 hour.
Then pour syrup through a wire strainer and discard mint.
Stir in orange juice and lemon juice; cover and chill thoroughly.
To serve, pile melon balls in a serving bowl, arranging them in layers, if desired.
Pour chilled syrup over melon and garnish with mint sprigs.
Spoon into individual bowls to serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 921 Calories from Fat 42

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 5 g7.8%

Saturated Fat 1.3 g6.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 596.4 mg24.9%

Total Carbohydrates 226 g75.3%

Dietary Fiber 15.8 g63.2%

Sugars 69.5 g

Protein 17 g34.6%

Vitamin A 698.4% Vitamin C 248.2%

Calcium 26.8% Iron 39.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Minted Melon Balls Recipe