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Spiced Cantaloupe

This image courtesy of Tom Eckerle

Serve with Dutch Brisket with Braised Onions.

Serves12

CostInexpensive

Easy

Total Timeunder 15 minutes

Make Ahead RecipeYes

Kid FriendlyYes

One Pot MealYes

Recipe Courseside dish

Dietary Considerationhealthy

Five Ingredients or LessYes

Mealbrunch, dinner

Taste and Texturefruity, light, spiced, sweet

Type of DishCondiments, fruit

Ingredients

  • 2 small ripe cantaloupes
  • 2 small cinnamon sticks
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • Juice of 1/2 lemon
  • 1 teaspoon curry powder

Instructions

  1. Halve the melons and seed them. Cut each half into 1/2-inch-wide strips and remove the rinds with a paring knife. Place the melon in a non-aluminum saucepan and add the cinnamon sticks, sugar, and lemon juice. Cover over moderate heat, stirring gently until all of the sugar melts, about 5 minutes. Add the curry powder and cook for another 5 minutes.

  2. Halve the melons and seed them. Cut each half into 1/2-inch-wide strips and remove the rinds with a paring knife. Place the melon in a non-aluminum saucepan and add the cinnamon sticks, sugar, and lemon juice. Cover over moderate heat, stirring gently until all of the sugar melts, about 5 minutes. Add the curry powder and cook for another 5 minutes.

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