Melon Delight Recipe


Preparation Time20 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexAverageServings6
Main IngredientInterest Group


 Cantaloupe1 Medium
 Ripe peaches2
 Sugar1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Lemon juice2 Tablespoon
 Salt1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Rose water2 Tablespoon
 Crushed ice2 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 242 Calories from Fat 8

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 1 g1.5%

Saturated Fat 0.24 g1.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 234.3 mg9.8%

Total Carbohydrates 63 g20.8%

Dietary Fiber 4.9 g19.8%

Sugars 57.1 g

Protein 4 g8.7%

Vitamin A 310.1% Vitamin C 287.1%

Calcium 4.5% Iron 6.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Cut melon into halves.
With a melon-ball cutter, scoop out melon.
Place balls in a bowl.
Add melon juice which collects while melon is being scooped.
Peel peaches, pit, and slice thinly.
Add to melon balls.
Add sugar, lemon juice, and salt.
Place in refrigerator and let chill for several hours.
One half hour before serving, add rosewater and replace in refrigerator.
When ready to serve, place mixture in sherbet glasses and top with very finely crushed ice.
Makes 5 or 6 servings.