Rainbow Melon Julep

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Three different kinds of melons make up this colorful fruit medley. Lime juice and soda, plus a hint of mint, season this pretty citrus salad from Sue Ross of Casa Grande, Arizona.

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Prep Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
20 mins
Servings:
8
Yield:
8 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 cups watermelon balls

  • 3 cups honeydew balls

  • 2 cups cantaloupe balls

  • ½ cup orange juice

  • ½ cup lime juice

  • ¼ cup granulated artificial sweetener

  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh mint leaves

  • 2 teaspoons grated orange peel

  • 2 teaspoons grated lime peel

  • 1 cup diet lemon-lime soda

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine the melon balls. In a small bowl, combine the orange juice, lime juice, sugar substitute, mint, orange peel and lime peel. Pour over melon; toss gently to coat. Cover and refrigerate for 2 hours or until chilled. Just before serving, add soda and toss gently.

Tips

*Editor's Note: This recipe was tested with SPLENDA(R) Granulated Sweetener. Look for it in the baking aisle of your grocery store.

Nutritional Analysis: One serving (1 cup) equals 72 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 16 mg sodium, 20 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 1 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 fruit.