A Chilled Cantaloupe Soup Recipe for Summer Picnics and Luncheons

 
A quick and easy cantaloupe soup recipe if you are looking for picnic food ideas. Look no more. This delicious soup is light and refreshing on a hot summer's day.

Recipe Summary:

Preparation Time:  15 minutes

Number of Servings:  4

Cups of Fruits and Vegetables Per Person:  1.00


Ingredients:
2 pounds cantaloupe, peeled and chopped
1 Tbsp lemon juice, freshly squeezed
3/4 cup sparkling apple juice
1 cup raspberries
 Mint sprigs

Directions:
Purée cantaloupe with lemon juice in a blender until very smooth, about 2 minutes. Stir in juice, season with salt. Ladle into serving bowls and garnish with mint sprigs and fresh raspberries. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts
Cantaloupe Soup
Serving Size 1/4 of recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 120 Calories from Fat 5
  % Daily Value (DV)*
Total Fat 1g 2%
 Saturated Fat 0g 0%
 Trans Fat 0g 0%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 40mg 2%
Total Carbohydrate 28g 9%
  Dietary Fiber 4g 16%
  Sugars 23g  
Protein 2g
Vitamin A 160%
Vitamin C 160%
Calcium 4%
Iron 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Diabetic Exchange**

Fruit: 2
Vegetables: 0
Meat: 0
Milk: 0
Fat: 0
Carbs: 0
Other: 0

** Diabetic exchanges are calculated based on the American Diabetes Association Exchange System. This site rounds exchanges up or down to equal whole numbers. Therefore, partial exchanges are not included.


Source: 
   Debbi Dubbs for Melissa’s Variety Produce


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