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Melon With Serrano Mint Syrup

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Ingredients
  Sugar 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Water 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Lemon juice 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Honey 3 Tablespoon
  Minced serrano pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Minced mint 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Grated lemon peel 1 Tablespoon
  Cubed watermelon 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Cubed cantaloupe 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Cubed honeydew 4 Cup (64 tbs)
Directions

In a small saucepan, combine sugar, water, lemon juice, honey and pepper.
Bring to a boil; cook for 3-5 minutes or until slightly thickened.
Remove from the heat; stir in mint and lemon peel.
Cool to room temperature.
Strain syrup; discard pepper, mint and peel.
In a large bowl, combine melons.
Add syrup; gently toss to coat.
Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours, stirring several times.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Boiled
Ingredient: 
Mint

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