Minted Melon Balls
|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)|
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.
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