Tuna in a Melon Shell

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READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by Clifford Boren

Great light dinner for summer. A scoop of your favorite sorbet on the side is refreshing. Prep time does not include the time chilling in the refrigerator.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Remove tips and strings from pea pods.
  2. Add to 1 inch boiling water and boil uncovered for 2 to 3 minutes.
  3. Drain, rinse in cold water, and drain again.
  4. Add all other ingredients, mix well, and chill for at least two hours.
  5. Cut melons in half crosswise, and remove the seeds.
  6. For decorative appearance, cut melons with sawtooth edge or scallop edge.
  7. Cut thin slice of melon from bottom to make the melon stable in the plate.
  8. Just before serving, scoop about a cup of salad mixture in each melon.
  9. Garnish with light dusting of paprika and sprinkle of parsely.

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