Cold Melon Soup Recipe2012-02-19
- Yield : 2 soup bowls
- Servings : 2
- Prep Time : 10m
- Cook Time : 10m
- Ready In : 20m
Cold melon soup recipe. Very tasty soup.An excellent choice for a hot summer evening.There are too many variations of this vegetable summer soup. Please check out one of them, adapted from http://www.eatingwell.com
Cucumber Melon Soup Recipe
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
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 the chilled melon mixture. Divide among 4 soup bowls.
Pour vegetarian soup into bowls. Garnish with chopped fresh cilantro and plain yogurt.
Cold Melon Soup Recipe
- 2 cups cantaloup chunks
- 1 tablespoon thawed frozen concentrated orange juice (no sugar added)
- 1 teaspoon lemon-limeflavored sugar-free drink mix
In a blender, combine all ingredients. Process on high speed until drink mix is dissolved.
Transfer to serving bowl, cover and refrigerate until chilled. Enjoy your soup.
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