Cold Melon Soup Recipe

2012-02-19
  • Servings : 2
  • Prep Time : 10m
  • Cook Time : 10m
  • Ready In : 20m

Cold melon soup recipe.Very tasty soup.An excellent choice for hot summer evening.There are to many variations of this vegetable summer soup.Please check out one of them,adapted from http://www.eatingwell.com

Cucumber Melon Soup

Ingredients:1/2 cup diced seedless cucumber,6 tablespoons freshly squeezed lime juice,divided,plus more to taste,

1 tablespoon thinly sliced green scallion,plus 1 whole scallion,chopped,divided,1 jalapeno pepper,seeded and chopped,plus more to taste,1 cup (250 ml) cold water,

1 strip orange zest,1/2 cup (125 ml) freshly squeezed orange juice,plus more to taste,1 teaspoon chopped fresh ginger,1/2 teaspoon kosher salt,2 tablespoons finely chopped cilantro and 6 teaspoons plain yogurt

Instructions:

Dice enough melon to measure 1 cup (250 ml). In a small mixing bowl,combine diced melon,cucumber,2 tablespoons lime juice and sliced green scallions.Mix well.

Cover melon mixture and refrigerate until ready to serve.

In a blender,combine remaining melon and 4 tablespoons lime juice.

Add chopped whole scallion,jalapeno pepper,water,orange zest,orange juice,chopped ginger and salt.

Blend until smooth and creamy.Refrigerate cucumber melon soup until chilled.

Stir in chilled melon mixture .Divide among 4 soup bowls.

Pour vegetarian soup into bowls.Garnish with chopped fresh cilantro and plain yogurt.

Serve cold.

Cold Melon Soup Recipe

Ingredients

  • 2 cups cantaloup chunks
  • 1 tablespoon thawed frozen concentrated orange juice (no sugar added)
  • 1 teaspoon lemon-limeflavored sugar-free drink mix


Method

Step 1

In blender,combine all ingredients. Process on high speed until drink mix is dissolved.

Step 2

Transfer to serving bowl/cover and refrigerate until chilled. Enjoy your soup.

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Nutritional Info

This information is per serving.

  • Calories

    187
  • Protein

    6.8
  • Carbohydrate

    28.9 g
  • Fat

    3.6 g
  • Cholesterol

    22.7 mg
  • Sodium

    274 mg
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