Recipe courtesy of Gourmet Magazine

Two Melon Soup

  • Level: Easy
  • Yield: 7 cups or 6 servings
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Ingredients

1 small very ripe cantaloupe, peeled, seeded and chopped coarse

2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice, or to taste

1/2 very ripe honeydew melon, peeled, seeded and chopped coarse

3 tablespoons fresh lime juice, or to taste

1 1/2 teaspoons minced fresh mint, or to taste, plus additional mint sprigs for garnish

Sour cream for garnish if desired

Directions

  1. In a food processor or blender puree the cantaloupe with the lemon juice in batches until it is very smooth and in a bowl chill it, covered, for at least 3 hours or overnight. In the food processor or blender puree the honeydew with the lime juice and the minced mint in batches until it is very smooth and in a bowl chill it, covered, for at least 3 hours or overnight. Pour at the same time, using 2 measuring cups, equal amounts of both soups into chilled bowls and garnish each serving with sour cream if desired and a mint sprig.

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