Papaya Balls

Recipe by Mercy
READY IN: 55mins
SERVES: 12
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 1
    papaya, peeled and grated
  • 1
    teaspoon lime zest
  • 2
    teaspoons lime juice
  • 3
    cups sugar (approximately. use 3/4 cup sugar per every cup of papaya)
  • green food coloring or red food coloring
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DIRECTIONS

  • Squeeze excess juice out of the grated papaya.
  • Measure the papaya: to every cup of papaya, add 3/4 cup sugar.
  • Mix the papaya, sugar, lime peel and lime juice in a saucepan.
  • Cook slowly over medium/low heat until the mixture "gels".
  • Add a few drops of food coloring.
  • Cool.
  • Shape into balls and roll the balls in granulated sugar.
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