Chilled Melon Soup - 1 Guiding Stars
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Use your favorite melon to personalize this delicious soup! If you like gazpacho, this recipe is worth a try. The photo shows a soup made with cantaloupe, but you could easily use watermelon or honeydew: whatever’s fresh and on sale! It’s also a great way to use up leftovers from a multi-melon fruit salad.


  • 6 cups cubed melon, divided
  • ½ cup cubed cucumber
  • 6 Tbsp. lime juice, divided
  • 1 Tbsp. thinly sliced scallion
  • 1 scallion
  • 1 jalapeño pepper, seeded
  • 1 cup cold water
  • Zest of ½ orange
  • ½ cup orange juice
  • 1 tsp. chopped fresh ginger
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • 2 Tbsp. finely chopped cilantro
  • 2 Tbsp. plain yogurt


  1. Combine 1 cup melon, cucumber, 2 tablespoons lime juice, and 1 tablespoon sliced scallion. Cover and refrigerate until ready to serve the soup.
  2. Combine remaining ingredients except yogurt and cilantro in a food processor or blender and process until smooth. Refrigerate until chilled (2 hours).
  3. Garnish each serving with diced melon mixture, cilantro, and yogurt.
Nutritional analysis per serving: Calories 75; Total Fat 0.5g (0% Daily Value); Saturated Fat 0g (0% DV); Trans Fat 0g; Cholesterol 1mg (0% DV); Sodium 230mg (10% DV); Total Carbohydrate 19g (7% DV); Dietary Fiber 1.5g (7% DV); Total Sugars 16g; Includes 0g Added Sugars (0% DV); Protein 1g; Vitamin D 0% DV; Calcium 2% DV; Iron 0% DV; Potassium 10% DV; Vitamin C 50% DV; Vitamin K 15% DV; Vitamin B6 10% DV.
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