Melon With Mint Lime Syrup And Jalapeno

Course : Desserts
Serves: 4
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1/2 cup sugar
2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
1/4 cup coarsely-chopped fresh mint
2 pound ripe honeydew peeled and cut in 1 inch cubes
1 1/2 pound cantaloupe peeled and cut in 1 inch cubes
2 teaspoons minced jalapenos

Preparation / Directions:

In a small saucepan combine sugar and 1/2 cup water; bring to a boil over medium-high heat, stirring until sugar dissolves. Lower heat and simmer 3 minutes. Cool completely. Stir in lime juice and mint. Cover syrup and refrigerate until chilled, at least 1 hour. In a large bowl combine honeydew and cantaloupe cubes. Add syrup and jalapeno and toss to combine. Serve melon with a little syrup spooned over.


Nutritional Information:

99 Calories (kcal); trace Total Fat; (0% calories from fat); trace Protein; 26g Carbohydrate; 0mg Cholesterol; trace Sodium

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