Calories in honeydew melon
A half cup serving weighing 85 grams has 30 calories (CDC).
It has 8 grams of carbohydrates and 7 of those are in the form of sugars.
It has only 1 gram of fiber and only 25% of Vitamin C Daily Value.
Choosing a ripe honeydew
This fruit will weigh about 5 pounds with a smooth and creamy yellow skin.
The sweet flesh is a pale green.
Avoid ones with damaged skin, soft or moldy areas.
Because of their sweet flavor, these melons are offered as a single fruit from breakfast to dessert.
Simply wash them carefully, cut in half, remove the seeds, and then cut them into wedges.
People scoop out the fruit with a spoon and discard the rind.
The diced flesh is used in fruit salads for the attractive pale green contrast and sweetness.
You can also make fruit salsas, use melon balls for salads or desserts, or wrap small wedges with cooked bacon or prosciutto slices for an appetizer.
You can add this fruit to smoothies, make sorbet, or layer with other fruits in a parfait.
A simple dessert could be a wedge served with yogurt and mint, or a colorful sherbert.
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