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Oakland Unified's Melon Melody


  1. Remove rinds from melons and cut into 1 inch cubes.
  2. In a large mixing bowl or pan, mix cubed melon until evenly distributed.
  3. In a blender or food processor, pulse all other ingredients until mint is finely chopped. If you do not have these devices, you may finely chop them and whisk together in a separate mixing bowl with the juices and salt.
  4. Pour mixture over melon and toss lightly until coated.
  5. Refrigerate until ready to serve.


Additional Serving Suggestions

4 oz. = 1/2 cup fruit serving

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Makes 50 (1/2 cup) servings

  • 8 lbs. 3 oz. watermelon
  • 5 lbs. 2 oz. honeydew
  • 4 lbs. 6 oz. cantaloupe
  • ½ cup lime juice
  • 2 cups 100% pineapple juice
  • ½ cup fresh mint
  • 4 large leaves of fresh basil
  • 1 tsp. sea salt