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Chilled Melon Soup Recipe

Chilled Melon Soup Recipe

Looking for something to put pizzazz in a summer luncheon? Try this pretty, refreshing soup with a kick of cayenne pepper to get the conversation going. —Mary Lou Timpson, Colorado City, Arizona
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. + chilling YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup orange juice
  • 1 cup (8 ounces) plain yogurt
  • 1 medium cantaloupe, peeled, seeded and cubed
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 6 mint sprigs

Directions

  • 1. Place the orange juice, yogurt and cantaloupe in a blender; cover and process until pureed. Add the honey, salt, nutmeg and cayenne; cover and process until smooth. Refrigerate for at least 1 hour before serving. Garnish with mint sprigs. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

2/3 cup equals 82 calories, 2 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 5 mg cholesterol, 126 mg sodium, 16 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein. Diabetic Exchange: 1 fruit.