Mexican Melon

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  • 3 small cantaloupes, cut in half, seeds removed
  • 1 medium firm ripe papaya, peeled, seeded and diced
  • 1 medium cucumber, peeled and seeded, diced
  • 2 tablespoons fresh mint, chopped or 1 teaspoon dried mint (fresh is best)
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • mint sprigs (optional)


  1. Take one of the melon, peel it and dice it.
  2. In a large non metal bowl, combine 1 cantaloupe, papaya, cucumber, chopped mint, lime juice and honey
  3. Mix gently
  4. Set the 4 remaining cantaloupe halves in 4 bowls and fill with the fruit mixture cover and refrigerate (up to 4 hours) until ready to serve.