The Santa Claus melon is also called the Christmas melon is also called Piel de Sapo. With so many names its has to be good. It has a thick green rind with stripes and a pale green pulp that has a mild flavor. The melon is egg shaped and can grow to about a foot in length. As the melon matures, the stripes on the rind should turn to a vibrant yellow. If you’re looking for a delicious, low-calorie dessert, try one of these beauties. A 100-g serving of Santa Claus melon contains a mere 36 calories. It is also a fat-free, cholesterol-free food. These melons contain only negligible amounts of sodium. They are also low-carb, with just 10 g of total carbs per serving.