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Rainbow Melon Julep

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.
  • Total Time
    Prep: 20 min. + chilling
  • Makes
    8 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 cups watermelon balls
  • 3 cups honeydew balls
  • 2 cups cantaloupe balls
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 1/2 cup lime juice
  • Sugar substitute equivalent to 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh mint or 2 teaspoons dried mint
  • 2 teaspoons grated orange zest
  • 2 teaspoons grated lime zest
  • 1 cup diet lemon-lime soda

Directions

  • In a large bowl, combine the melon balls. In a small bowl, combine the orange juice, lime juice, sugar substitute, mint, orange zest and lime zest. Pour over melon; gently stir to coat. Cover and refrigerate for 2 hours or until chilled. Just before serving, add soda and gently stir to coat.
Nutrition Facts
1 cup: 72 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 16mg sodium, 20g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 fruit.

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