Minty Melon and Blackberries Minty Melon and Blackberries

Author: Canadian Living

This elegant fruit salad gets a palate-pleasing lift from mint. As well as being a low-sugar and calorie-wise dessert, it's also brimming with vitamin C.

  • Portion size 4 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: July 2009



Scrape out seeds from melon. Cut into 8 wedges; cut off skin. Set aside.

Cut rind and outer membrane from grapefruit. Over bowl, cut between membrane and pulp to release fruit into bowl, squeezing membranes to extract juice. Whisk sugar and lime juice into bowl. Stir in blackberries and half of the mint.

Arrange melon and grapefruit sections on plates; spoon blackberry mixture over top. Sprinkle with remaining mint.

Nutritional facts Per serving: about

  • Sodium 17 mg
  • Protein 1 g
  • Calories 117.0
  • Total fat trace
  • Potassium 637 mg
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Saturated fat 0 g
  • Total carbohydrate 30 g


  • Iron 4.0
  • Folate 12.0
  • Calcium 2.0
  • Vitamin A 6.0
  • Vitamin C 137.0
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Minty Melon and Blackberries