Fresh Melon With Herbed Mascarpone Sauce
|Mascarpone cheese||1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs) (At Room Temperature)|
|Fresh lime||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Fresh lemon juice||2 Tablespoon|
|Garlic clove||1⁄2 Small, juiced, finely chopped|
|Freshly ground pepper||To Taste|
|Half and half||2 Tablespoon|
|Minced herbs||2 Tablespoon (Mixed, Fresh Parsley, Basil, Mint, Rosemary, Oregano)|
|Olive oil||1 Cup (16 tbs) (Adjust Quantity As Needed)|
|Cantaloupe||1 (1 Can)|
|Limes||2 , peeled and segmented (For Garnish)|
|Fresh mint sprigs||6 (For Garnish)|
Blend mascarpone, lime and lemon juices in medium bowl.
Mash garlic to puree; add to cheese.
Add salt and pepper.
Whisk in half and half until smooth.
Blend in herbs.
Gradually whisk in oil in slow steady stream until mixture is saucelike consistency.
Taste and adjust seasoning. (Mixture may be prepared ahead to this point, covered with plastic wrap and refrigerated.
Bring mixture to room temperature and rewhisk before using.) Spoon out melon balls using different sized scoops (you should have about 6 cups).
Arrange in stemmed glasses.
Pour some of sauce over.
Garnish with lime and mint.
Pass remaining sauce separately.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 3202 Calories from Fat 2252
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 255 g391.8%
Saturated Fat 49.3 g246.3%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 95.8 mg31.9%
Sodium 703.6 mg29.3%
Total Carbohydrates 243 g81.1%
Dietary Fiber 30.7 g123%
Sugars 199.9 g
Protein 35 g70.9%
Vitamin A 1054.6% Vitamin C 1015.8%
Calcium 32.6% Iron 34.8%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet