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Melon Ambrosia

"'Each time I serve this light and refreshing desert, it gets rave reviews,' comments field editor Edie DeSpain from Logan, Utah. 'With three kinds of melon, it's lovely and colorful but so simple to prepare.'"
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15 m servings
Original recipe yields 4 servings

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  1. In a small bowl, combine the melon balls. In another bowl, combine the lime juice, sugar and honey; pour over melon and toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour. Sprinkle with coconut. Garnish with mint if desired.


  • Nutritional Analysis: One serving (3/4 cup ) equals 137 calories, 4 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 12 mg sodium, 29 carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 1 g protein. Diabetic Exchange: 2 fruit.

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I really liked this - leftovers were even good the next day. I made this for a small get together and not much was left! And I learned from the bag of coconut to store it in the fridge or free...

This was very refreshing and colorful addition to our summer BBQ menu. I added 1 TBS of fresh chopped mint to the mixture. The toasted coconut was a great addition at serving time. To toast coco...

Good! I didn't really think I'd like it going into it. I'm not a canteloupe or honeydew fan - just happened to find myself with them. I didn't let it sit, but I'm sure the flavor would have deve...

We LOVE these 3 melons, but had never done melon balls (though wanted to try!) The recipe is simple and is light and refreshing! Will have this regularly!

I made this salad over the weekend and the family really enjoyed it. Will definately be making this again.

I went out on a limb on this one compared to another recipe I had chosen that had more reviews. Everyone at the party loved it and was asking what was in it. Sometimes its best to keep it simp...

As suggested by another, I also mixed some fresh mint into the melon. I know this will be a hit at the birthday celebration tonight! Thank you for the recipe. I'm sure it will be repeated in our...