Chilled Melon Soup

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 1 hr 15 min
  • Prep: 15 min
  • Inactive: 1 hr
  • Yield: 12 (4-ounce) servings
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1 cantaloupe, peeled, seeded and cut into chunks

1 cup plain yogurt

3/4 cup orange juice

1 tablespoon honey

1/4 teaspoon nutmeg

1/4 teaspoon salt

Generous pinch cayenne

Fresh mint, for garnish


  1. Put half of the cantaloupe into a blender along with the yogurt and blend until smooth. Add the remaining cantaloupe and blend again until smooth. Pour into a large mixing bowl. Add the orange juice, honey, nutmeg, salt and cayenne and blend until well mixed. Pour into a soup tureen and chill at least 1 hour before serving. Garnish with fresh mint sprigs before setting out.