Fruit-Filled Cantaloupe Baskets

Fruit-Filled Cantaloupe Baskets

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20 min.
20 min.
4 Servings

Fruit-Filled Cantaloupe Baskets are healthy, colorful and add a special sense of elegance to a summer brunch.


  • 2 cantaloupes
  • 2 cups halved strawberries
  • 1 cup blueberries
  • 1/4 cup Apple NESTLÉ® JUICY JUICE® 100% Juice
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon granular no calorie sweetener (such as SPLENDA)
  • 1 bunch frisée or green leaf lettuce
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CUT cantaloupes in half; remove seeds. Scoop round balls of cantaloupe out of each half with melon baller or small round spoon, leaving about 1/2 inch of cantaloupe in the melon.

COMBINE cantaloupe balls, strawberries and blueberries in large bowl. Mix Juicy Juice, lemon juice and sweetener in small bowl; pour mixture over fruit mixture and toss lightly.

LINE cantaloupe halves with frisée or lettuce leaves. Spoon fruit mixture into each cantaloupe half. Cover; refrigerate until ready to serve.

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- Georgia from Select a State

Watermelon, instead

We have used a "cannonball" watermelon for the basket, instead of the cantaloupe, although cantaloupe was used as a basket ingredient. Cut the melon in half before attempting to scallop the basket rim. Side note: Cantaloupe halves make great chili bowls.

- Jim Grover from CONYERS, Georgia

Fruit Filled Cantaloupe Basket

I put fruits in my husbands lunches and I like to give him a variety....this adds alittle kick to the taste of plain old fruit. I added pepper and then i mixed it all up. And because it was for my husbands lunch I did not use the cantaloupe basket, I just put the fruit mixture into a plastic sandwich box.

- Taylor from

Good stuff

Good and healthy, too!!!

- Stan Smith from Nashville, TN

Great Healthy Meal

This a great recipe, especially if you don't have too much time and still want to eat healthy. My kids usually despise eating anything but junk food. I decided to give it a try and they loved it. It tastes absolutely delicious, especially if you choose all ripe fruits. It's really great!

- Suzanne from

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/4 of Recipe

Servings Per Recipe: 4

  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 160
  • Calories from Fat: 5
  • Total Fat: 0.5g (1% of DV)
  • Saturated Fat: 0g (0% of DV)
  • Cholesterol: 0mg (0% of DV)
  • Sodium: 50mg (2% of DV)
  • Carbohydrates: 38g (13% of DV)
  • Dietary Fiber: 5g (19% of DV)
  • Sugars: 31g
  • Protein: 3g
  • Vitamin A: 210% of DV
  • Vitamin C: 250% of DV
  • Calcium: 6% of DV
  • Iron: 8% of DV

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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