Melon Balls with Port

2 reviews, 5 star(s). 100% would make again

Ready in 45 minutes

Sweet cantaloupe, heady port and fresh mint combine in a light dessert ideal for the end of a hearty meal. Try it after the Spiced Beef with Wine Sauce and Roasted Potatoes. (Cooking Light magazine 8-04)


1 cup Ruby port or other sweet red wine
1 tablespoon Sugar
dash Salt
1 dash Cardamom
6 cups Cantaloupe balls; 2 large melons
2 teaspoons Fresh mint; chopped
Mint sprigs

Original recipe makes 6



1. Combine port and sugar in a small saucepan; bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer 10 minutes or until reduced to 1/2 cup. Place port mixture in a large bowl; cool. Add salt and cardamom to port mixture; stir to combine. Add cantaloupe balls and chopped mint; toss gently to coat. Cover and chill 1 hour before serving. Garnish with the mint sprigs, if desired.

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