Chilled Filled Cantaloupes

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  • 2 ripe medium size cantaloupes
  • 1 package sugar-free gelatin (strawberry is great)
  • 3/4 cup boiling water
  • 1/2 cup cold water or ice cubes
  • 1 banana, sliced


  1. Cut the melons into halves lengthwise. Scoop out seeds and drain well.
  2. Dissolve gelatin in boiling water.
  3. Combine water or ice cubes to make 1 1/4 cups. Add to gelatin. Stir until slightly thickened. Remove any unmelted ice.
  4. Add banana.
  5. Place melon halves in small bowls.
  6. Spoon in gelatin mixture.
  7. Chill until firm.
  8. Cut into wedges.