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

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

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.

   Debbi Dubbs for Melissa’s Variety Produce

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