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Cantaloupe Red Wine Surprise

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“Now this is the way to eat fruit! The recipe is from Everyday Italian on the Food Network. I love Giada!”
READY IN:
20mins
SERVES:
4
UNITS:
US

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Directions

  1. Warm wine in a shallow saucepan over low heat; it should be steaming but not simmering. Dissolve sugar in wine; remove from heat. Pour into medium glass bowl and allow to completely cool.
  2. Using a melon baller, scoop out balls of cantaloupe and add to the wine mixture. Thinly slice the outer peel from half a lemon into 4 strips; add to bowl. Add chopped basil. Stir gently.
  3. Cover and refrigerate at least 30 minutes.
  4. Divide between 4 wine glasses and serve chilled.
  5. NOTE: The cantaloupe is meant to be eaten, not drunk, although you can feel free to drink up the rest of the wine afterwards! I just thought I should clarify.

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