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Recipe by MyRecipes August 2012

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Credit: Kate Sears; Styling: Gerri Williams

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prep:
25 mins
chill:
2 hrs
total:
2 hrs 25 mins
Yield:
Serves 8
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Combine sugar, lime juice and 1/4 cup water in a small saucepan. Stir over medium-high heat until sugar has dissolved, about 5 minutes. Remove from heat and add lime zest. Cover pan and set aside for 15 minutes. Strain into a small bowl, cover and refrigerate until thoroughly chilled, at least 2 hours. (Can be made up to 3 days in advance.)

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  • Cut each melon in half, remove and discard seeds and scoop flesh with a sharp 1-inch melon baller. Place all melon balls in a large bowl, cover and refrigerate until 30 minutes before serving.

  • Pour lime syrup over melon balls. Cover and chill for at least 30 minutes before serving. Divide into 8 tumblers and garnish with mint, if desired.

Nutrition Facts

269 calories; fat 1g; protein 4g; carbohydrates 68g; fiber 4g; sodium 75mg.
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