Sweet Melon Cup

A sweet wine sauce tossed with fresh melons makes for a light dessert.

Sweet Melon Cup
20 mins
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  • 1 cup dry white wine or white grape juice
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated fresh ginger
  • 4 cups cantaloupe balls
  • 2 cups honeydew balls
  • Crystallized ginger (optional)
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In a small saucepan combine wine or grape juice, sugar, and fresh ginger. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, covered, for 5 minutes. Remove from heat. Strain ginger from mixture. Discard ginger. Cover and chill for 2 to 24 hours.
Before serving, in a medium mixing bowl combine cantaloupe, honeydew, and wine or juice mixture. Toss gently to coat. To serve, divide mixture evenly among 6 cups or bowls. Garnish with strips of crystallized ginger, if desired. Makes 6 servings.

nutrition information

Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 116, carb. (g) 23, pro. (g) 1, vit. A (RE) 350, vit. C (mg) 58, sodium (mg) 17, calcium (mg) 10, iron (mg) 0, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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