Cold Melon Soup

Cold Melon Soup
Budget-friendly recipe
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Melons are a great source of vitamin A and has a 30% more beta-carotene than oranges. Try this refreshing soup on a warm day to cool down.

Ingredients

cups
cut in ½ cubes
cups
cut in ½ cubes
cups
coarsely chopped
cups
coarsely chopped
3
tablespoons
2
tablespoons

What You'll Need

  • Cutting board
  • Sharp knife
  • Measuring spoon
  • Large bowl
  • Blender
  • Spoon

Directions

  1. In a large bowl: add the cubed cantaloupe and honeydew.
  2. In a blender: add coarsely chopped cantaloupe, 1 cup of orange juice, lime juice, honey and blend (only takes a few seconds).
  3. Pour the blended mixture over the coarsely chopped melons in the large bowl.
  4. In the same blender: add coarsely chopped honeydew and remaining 1 cup of orange juice and blend. (The melon is blended in two batches so that the blender doesn’t overflow.)
  5. Pour the blended mixture into the large bowl.
  6. Stir in sparkling water, cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.
  7. To serve, pour into chilled bowls and garnish with a spoonful of yogurt and a few mint leaves.

Chef Tips

  • Melons should be ripe.

  • For a creamy soup: add yogurt in the blender, during step 4.

  • For a refreshing drink, blend all of the melon in the blender.

  • Cut this recipe in half to save money.

Nutrition Info and more

Serving size:
cups
Total calories:
120
Total fat:
0.5 g
Carbohydrates:
28 g
Fiber:
1 g
Sodium:
45 mg
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