Cut melons in half. Scrape out seeds. With melon baller, scoop out 2 dozen balls and set aside. Scoop out remaining melon and put in a food processor.
Place sugar, water, and zest over low heat. Stir until dissolved then boil for about 2-3 minutes. Remove from heat and cool slightly.
Pour half liquid into processor with melon. Blend until smooth. While blending, add the rest of the liquid and lime juice to taste.
Pour into serving bowl, add basil and chill.
Serve garnished with a few basil leaves and the melon balls.
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|Serving Size: 1 Serving (251g)|
|Recipe Makes: 5|
|Calories from Fat: 4 (5%)|
|Amt Per Serving||% DV|
|Total Fat 0.4g||1 %|
|Saturated Fat 0.1g||1 %|
|Monounsaturated Fat 0g|
|Polyunsanturated Fat 0.2g|
|Cholesterol 0mg||0 %|
|Sodium 36.1mg||1 %|
|Potassium 604.7mg||16 %|
|Total Carbohydrate 20.8g||6 %|
|Dietary Fiber 2g||8 %|
|Sugars, other 18.7g|
|Protein 1.9g||3 %|
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Calories per serving: 85
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