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Cold Melon Soup

Ready In: 15 minutes
Serves: 8
Gluten-freeLow Added SugarVegetarian

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.

What you'll need

Cutting board
Sharp knife
Measuring cups
Measuring spoons
Large bowl
Blender
Spatula or spoon

Ingredients

Serves 8
3 cups Cantaloupe half coarsely chopped and half cubed
3 cups Honeydew half coarsely chopped and half cubed
2 cups Orange Juice
3 tablespoons Honey
2 cups Sparkling Water
2 tablespoons Fresh Lime Juice
1 cup Yogurt low-fat vanilla
Mint Leaves Fresh

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's 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.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1.50 cup

Serving Per Container 8

Amount Per Serving
Calories 120
% Daily Value*
Total Fat <1 g1%
Sodium 45 mg2%
Total Carbohydrate 28 g10%
Dietary Fiber 1 g4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs: