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Chilled Melon Soup

Total Time

Prep: 25 min. + chilling


6 servings

Looking for something to put pizazz 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


  • 3/4 cup orange juice
  • 1 cup 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


  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.

Nutrition Facts

2/3 cup: 82 calories, 2g fat (1g saturated fat), 5mg cholesterol, 126mg sodium, 16g carbohydrate (15g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 fruit.

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