Recipe courtesy of Gourmet Magazine

Minted Honeydew Limeade

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 30 min
  • Prep: 30 min
  • Yield: about 9 cups
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3-pound honeydew melon

1 1/2 cups superfine sugar

1 3/4 cups fresh lime juice

3 tablespoons chopped fresh mint leaves

3 cups cold water

1 cup cold ice cubes


  1. Remove rind from melon, discarding it, and cut enough fruit into 1-inch pieces to measure 6 cups. In a blender puree melon in batches with sugar, lime juice, and mint until completely smooth and pour into a thermos or other container with water and ice. Shake or stir limeade before serving.

Fruit Salad Served in Honeydew Melon Shell