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Honeydew and Cantaloupe Soup Recipe

Crisp and refreshing, this honeydew soup from Mrs. Earle Davis is sure to cool off those warm summer days. The reader from Pittsburg, Pennsylvania suggests adding fresh blueberries for an extra burst of flavor.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling YIELD:2 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups diced cantaloupe, divided
  • 1-1/4 cups diced honeydew
  • 4-1/2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh mint
  • 1/4 cup white wine or white grape juice
  • 3 tablespoons plain yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon half-and-half cream
  • Mint sprigs, optional

Directions

  • 1. In a blender, combine 1-1/4 cups cantaloupe, honeydew, sugar and mint; cover and process for 1 minute. Add the wine or grape juice, yogurt and cream; cover and process for 1-2 minutes or until smooth. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours.
  • 2. Pour into soup bowls. Garnish with remaining cantaloupe and mint if desired. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 cup equals 160 calories, 2 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 7 mg cholesterol, 37 mg sodium, 31 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 3 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 fruit, 1 starch.

Wine Pairings

Full-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.