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Melon and Meat Balls

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"This easy appetizer looks and tastes good anytime of the year. Its combination surprises the taste buds, even mid-winter. "Melon ball scoops are readily available in every produce section in all supermarkets, cheaply priced!" Note: "Scooped-out melon halves may be used to serve the prepared balls. Great conversation dish."

Ingredients

1 large cantaloupe
1 large honeydew melon
3 ounces light, low sodium ham or turkey, thinly sliced

Instructions

Cut melon into halves and scoop out pulp into balls, utilizing a melon ball scoop. Cut meat slice into 1-inch wide strips. Wrap strip of meat around each melon ball and secure with cocktail or toothpick. Chill prior to serving.

Kay Schriefer
Moline



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