Cantaloupe Soup

From berries to cherries and stone fruits to melons, my tastebuds are overflowing with the juicy, fruity goodness of summer!

My family has been making this refreshing soup for as long as I can remember and like wine, it’s only gotten better with age. The original recipe calls for sour cream but we substitute coconut yogurt instead – it’s heavenly!

Don’t let the simplicity of the recipe fool you into thinking the result is only mediocre; I promise you’ll be scraping the bowl for every last drop!

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Cantaloupe Soup

This unconventional soup is a refreshing summer treat.
Course Appetizer, Soup
Cuisine American
Keyword Cantaloupe Soup, Cold Soup, Soup, Soup Appetizer, Summer Soup
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 6

Equipment

  • Chef knife
  • Spoon
  • Large bowl
  • Measuring cups and spoons
  • Blender

Ingredients

  • 2 small cantaloupes
  • 1 cup coconut yogurt
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 2 Tbsp sugar
  • lime zest for garnish *Optional

Instructions

  • Slice melons in half and scoop out seeds. Peel and then roughly chop into cubes. 
  • Add to a large bowl along with remaining ingredients. Using a spatula, mix together until melon is coated.
  • Transfer to a high-speed blender in batches and blend until smooth, about 1 minute for each batch.
  • Store in the refrigerator. Serve chilled and garnished with lime zest if desired.

I'd love to hear your feedback on this "food for thought!"