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Papaya Boats 3 Ways

Float away to somewhere delicious with fresh and easy papaya boats filled with fresh fruit, ice cream and more!

Ingredients

  • Grilled Papaya Boat:
  • 1 ripe papaya, halved and seeds removed
  • Kiwi
  • Pineapple
  • Watermelon
  • 1 lime
  • Fresh mint
  • Honey
  • Unsweetened shredded coconut
  • Smoothie Papaya Boat:
  • 1 ripe papaya, halved and seeds removed
  • 1 frozen banana
  • 1/2 cup blueberries
  • 1/4 cup raspberries
  • Almond milk
  • More berries and banana for topping
  • Chopped pistachios
  • Sundae Papaya Boat:
  • 1 ripe papaya
  • Water
  • Maple syrup
  • Dark chocolate, roughly chopped
  • Frozen yogurt ice cream
  • Slivered almonds
  • Cacao nibs
  • Ripe cherries

Steps

  1. Grilled Papaya Boat: Use a melon baller to create kiwi, pineapple, and watermelon balls. Place in a bowl and dress with lime juice and chopped mint. Cut papaya in half and remove seeds. Grill cut side down, until slightly charred. Fill with balled fruit. Top with honey and shredded coconut.
  2. Smoothie Papaya Boat: Blend frozen banana, blueberries, raspberries, and almond milk until smooth. Cut papaya in half and remove seeds. Fill will some smoothie, and top with fresh berries, banana, and pistachios.
  3. Sundae Papaya Boat: Make chocolate sauce: combine water, maple syrup, and chocolate in a small saucepan. Stir heat until smooth. Set aside to cool. Cut papaya in half and remove seeds. Fill with frozen yogurt ice cream scoops, and top with chocolate sauce, cacao nibs, ripe cherries, and slivered almonds.