Cantaloupe Recipes

Ahh—cool and refreshing recipes with cantaloupe help beat the summer heat. Whip up a cantaloupe drink or one of our canatloupe smoothies, chop it up for a fresh salad, or enjoy a cantalope appetizer.

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    Citrus Cantaloupe Butter

    This sweet, chunky cantaloupe butter gets its warm spice flavor from the cinnamon. Orange sections and lime juice give it a citrusy twist. —Mary Leverette, Columbia, South Carolina

    Melon Mousse

    2 reviews

    This unique summer dessert is low in fat and a creative way to use cantaloupe. It's best when made with...


    Breakfast Fruit Salad

    2 reviews

    You need just two ingredients to stir up the citrusy dressing that's drizzled over this fruit medley. Teri Albrecht of...


    Cantaloupe Chicken Salad with Yogurt Chive Dressing

    3 reviews

    It's hard to find recipes that four children and my husband love. That's why this is so special to our...


    Fruit with Honey-Ginger Dressing

    "Here's a refreshing addition to any meal," promises Cheryl Perry, Hertford, North Carolina. "The spiced yogurt dressing is delicious over...

    Grilled Fruit Skewers with Chocolate Syrup

    2 reviews

    With toasted angel food cake and chocolate syrup, this recipe makes fruit seem especially decadent. It's the perfect treat for...


    Minted Fresh Fruit Salad

    This is a colorful, tasty fruit salad that allows for substitutions like peaches, plums, watermelon, oranges or grapefruit, depending on...

    Cantaloupe Banana Smoothies

    1 review

    This is one of my favorite flavor combinations for a smoothie. Cool and fruity, a glass full satisfies my evening...


    Melon Ambrosia

    "Each time I serve this light and refreshing desert, it gets rave reviews," comments field editor Edie DeSpain from Logan,...


    Summertime Melon Soup

    Valerie Black reports from Fairfield Bay, Arkansas that her summertime soup always elicits a sweet response. "Guests never fail to...


    Festive Fruit Salad

    This refreshing beautiful salad has become a favorite of everyone who's tried it. My bowl always comes home empty when...

    Honeydew and Cantaloupe Soup

    Crisp and refreshing, this honeydew soup from Mrs. Earle Davis is sure to cool off those warm summer days. The...


    Chilled Melon Soup

    3 reviews

    Looking for something to put pizazz in a summer luncheon? Try this pretty, refreshing soup with a kick of cayenne...


    Lemonade Pudding Fruit Salad

    25 reviews

    I first made this for a family reunion, and now it's always requested for our family gatherings. The sweet and...


    Fabulous Fruit Salad

    This refreshing fruit salad bursts with a delightful citrus flavor. The recipe makes a big batch so it’s perfect for...


    Honey-Melon Salad with Basil

    5 reviews

    Put the taste of summer in your salad! Loaded with juicy cantaloupe and honeydew, and glazed with a sweet honey...

    Melon with Sweet Lime Dressing

    1 review

    Not all desserts need to be decadent in order to be delicious. A simple lime dressing coats cubed cantaloupe and...


    Quick Anise Fruit Bowl

    This refreshing medley has become a family favorite for breakfast and brunch. You could even serve the fruit with a...


    Spiced Chicken with Melon Salsa

    Both sweet and spicy, this summery entree from Roxanne Chan of Albany, California can be grilled or broiled. “It’s nutritious...


    Mojito Marinated Fruit

    5 reviews

    All the flavors of the popular mojito cocktail are featured in this fantastic salad. After you eat the fruit, you’ll...


    Citrus Melon Mingle

    This refreshing fruit salad has a hint of mint, honey and ginger that adds subtle flavor to the sweet combination...


    Melon-Berry Salad

    The best way to cool down on a warm day is with a chilled fruit salad. Serve this one for...


    Minted Melon Salad

    4 reviews

    People can't resist digging into a salad made with colorful summer fruits. The unique dressing is what makes this salad...


    Melon and Grape Salad

    5 reviews

    Fruit salad is a cheery way to round out a potluck. This one—with an easy and refreshing citrus dressing, makes...

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    Chilled Cantaloupe Soup

    2 reviews

    A friend in New York shared the recipe for this chilled melon soup that's pleasantly spiced with cinnamon. Most people...


    Fresh Fruit Bowl

    3 reviews

    The glorious colors of the fruit make this a festive salad. Slightly sweet and chilled, it makes a nice accompaniment...


    Tandoori-Style Chicken with Cucumber Melon Relish

    We all need a quick meal that's deliciously healthy. I marinate the chicken before I leave for work, and when...


    Blueberry Cantaloupe Salad

    The simple citrus and poppy seed dressing in this fruit medley really dresses up the refreshing mix of berries and...


    Minted Fruit Salad

    1 review

    Filled with the season’s best and freshest fruit, this salad shouts summer. The hint of mint adds a refreshing note...


    Summertime Tomato-Melon Salad

    Looking for a savory summer salad? The combination of tomatoes, cantaloupe, avocado and greens sings with freshness and health.—Carolyn Kumpe,...