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Honeydew Melon

Honeydew melon is a good source of several B vitamins and potassium.
Did you know?
The level of sweetness of a honeydew melon depends on when it was harvested!
  • Honeydew melons are pale green in color and are related to other melons and cucumber.
  • Honeydew melons are very sweet and are often eaten as dessert.
  • Select melons that are heavy for their size with dull skin. Shiny skin may mean that the melon is under ripe. The melon should sound hollow when you tap on it, indicating that it is ripe.
  • 1 cup of honeydew melon contains:
    • 53% of your recommended daily value of vitamin C to help heal wounds and keep teeth and gums healthy.
    • 12% of your recommended daily value of potassium to support heart and muscle function.

Wash honeydew melon before cutting. The outside rind and seeds are edible but many people choose to not eat them.

Try honeydew melon:

  • Diced and eaten plain or added to a salad
  • Blended into your favorite juice or smoothie
  • Frozen
  • Store ripe, uncut melons in the refrigerator for up to 5 days.
  • To store halved melons, wrap the cut side in plastic wrap and store in the refrigerator for about 3 days. Store cut honeydew in a container in the refrigerator for up to 1 week.
  • To Freeze: Cut into cubes, store in an airtight container and freeze for up to 1 year. The texture will soften when thawed.
How to dice cantaloupe and honeydew
How to dice cantaloupe and honeydew

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