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Spicy-Sweet Melon Salad

The longer this salad sits and the flavors meld, the spicier it gets.

Cooking Light JUNE 2003

  • Yield: 6 servings (serving size: 2/3 cup)

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 small jalapeƱo pepper, thinly sliced
  • 2 cups cubed honeydew melon
  • 2 cups cubed peeled cantaloupe

Preparation

Combine sugar and water in a small saucepan; bring to a boil, stirring until sugar dissolves. Remove from heat; add pepper. Chill.

Combine sugar mixture, honeydew, and cantaloupe in a large bowl. Cover and refrigerate 4 hours or overnight. Serve with a slotted spoon.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 104
  • Calories from fat: 2%
  • Fat: 0.2g
  • Saturated fat: 0.1g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 0.0g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.1g
  • Protein: 0.8g
  • Carbohydrate: 26.5g
  • Fiber: 0.8g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg
  • Iron: 0.2mg
  • Sodium: 11mg
  • Calcium: 10mg
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