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Melon and Mint

Melon and Mint

6 Ratings
6 Ratings
Recipe Image
watermelon and honeydew melon in a bowl with chopped mint
Makes: 8 Servings
Total Cost: $$$$
Preparation Time: 15 minutes

In the mood for a refreshing snack? The combination of mint and lime on this fruit makes it a refreshing treat. 

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1/4 cup fresh mint leaves
  • 6 teaspoons packed brown sugar (2 Tablespoons)
  • 3 cups watermelon cubes
  • 3 cups honeydew cubes

Directions

  1. Wash hands with soap and water.
  2. Blend lime juice, mint leaves and brown sugar together in a small food processor.
  3. Place melon cubes in a bowl. Drizzle dressing over melon and toss gently.

Notes

  • Try with other types of melon such as cantaloupe or crenshaw.
  • Try omitting the brown sugar and adding crumbled feta cheese.

Learn more about:

Source:

Food Hero
Oregon State University Cooperative Extension Service

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 3/4 cup
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 54
Total Fat 0 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 13 mg
Carbohydrates 14 g
Dietary Fiber 1 g
Total Sugars 12 g
Added Sugars included 3 g
Protein 1 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Calcium 13 mg
Iron 0 mg
Potassium 221 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 54
Total Fat 0 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Monounsaturated Fat 0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0 g
Linoleic Acid 0 g
α-Linolenic Acid 0 g
Omega 3 - EPA 0 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 0 mg
Cholesterol 0 mg
Carbohydrates 14 g
Dietary Fiber 1 g
Total Sugars 12 g
Added Sugars included 3 g
Protein 1 g
Minerals
Calcium 13 mg
Potassium 221 mg
Sodium 13 mg
Copper 44 mcg
Iron 0 mg
Magnesium 13 mg
Phosphorus 14 mg
Selenium 1 mcg
Zinc 0 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 20 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0.1 mg
Vitamin B12 0 mg
Vitamin C 17 mg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Vitamin E 0 mg
Vitamin K 5 mcg
Folate 15 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0 mg
Riboflavin 0 mg
Niacin 0 mg
Choline 7 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

MyPlate Food Groups

Fruits 3/4 cups

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