Soup & Chili Recipes


Try This Unique Melon Soup Recipe


Try This Unique Melon Soup Recipe

How many of you have tried cold soup before? If you're wondering why on Earth someone would try cold soup, then you're in the right place! Most of us think of warmth when the word “soup' comes to mind. Hearty, cozy dishes that we turn to when the weather outside is nothing short of sour.

In reality, soup can actually be hot or cold. Hot soups are much more common, which is why many associate a good soup with heat. This recipe in particular is for a cold melon soup. The use of cantaloupe, honeydew melon, orange juice, and honey packs this recipe with lots of nutrition.

Since this recipe doesn't require any cooking, it's quick to make. It's perfect for a lunch or quick dinner. It can even be prepared the night before and enjoyed for breakfast. Since this recipe is so healthy, it can be a great choice for someone who's sick. Steer clear of high-sodium canned soups and make this instead.

We hope this recipe will inspire you to try other cold soups. Use fresh cantaloupe and fresh honeydew for this recipe, if you can find it. Fresh ingredients always produce a better product than frozen! If you can't find either fruit, frozen can be used as a substitute.

Cold Melon Soup


1 cup orange juice
3 tablespoons lime juice
1 1/2 tablespoons honey
1 1/2 cups cantaloupe (peeled, seeded, and chopped)
1 1/2 cups honeydew melon (peeled, seeded and chopped)
1 cup apple cider 


1. Puree orange juice, lime juice, honey, half the cantaloupe and half the honeydew in a food processor or blender.

2. Transfer mixture to a large bowl. Finely chop remaining melon.

3. Stir melon into puree. Stir in apple cider. Keep cold until read to serve.

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