This Bizarre Fruit Looks Like A Tiny Watermelon And Tastes Like A Citrus-Filled Cucumber

Check out these tiny grape-sized watermelons.

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Cute, huh?


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They’re called Cucamelons, or if you want to get down to specifics, Melothria Scabra.


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They’re native to Mexico and Central America where they call it “sandiita” which literally translates to ‘little watermelon.’


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They’ve been a part of Mexican cuisine for centuries and taste like a sour cucumber.


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Thanks to its flavor profile, it’s earned the nicknames ‘Mexican sour gherkins’ and ‘mouse melon.’


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These little tangy treats make a great addition to summer salads.


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You can even use it to up your lemonade game.


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Cucamelons are usually found at farmers markets, or if you’re the DIY type, you can buy the seeds online.

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If you want to grow them though, be prepared for a ton of vines.


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And a whole ton of deliciousness.