Marinated Fruit Salad

Melon Balls
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Prep: 25 mins
Cook: 5 mins
Total: 30 mins
Servings: 8 servings

This honey and citrus dressing is the perfect complement to fresh summer fruits in this easy marinated fruit salad recipe. Along with the honeydew and cantaloupe, you can also use watermelon for your melon balls if that suite your taste buds.


  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups honeydew melon balls
  • 2 cups cantaloupe melon balls
  • 2 nectarines (sliced)
  • 2 cups halved strawberries
  • 1 cup blueberries

Steps to Make It

  1. Combine honey and water in small saucepan and bring to a boil over high heat.

  2. Reduce heat and simmer 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add lemon and orange juices and cool completely.

  3. Place all fruits in ​a large bowl and pour cooled marinade over all.

  4. Cover and refrigerate at least 2 hours before serving.