Chilled Melon Soup

August 10th, 2012 filed under Desserts, Gluten Free, Soups and Salads
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Looking for adding some pizzazz to your summer meal? Try this refreshing Chilled Melon Soup. It is easy to prepare and can be served as a starter or dessert. This is a light and elegant soup, perfect for summer.

Recipe will serve 4.


  • 1/2 medium cantaloupe peeled seeded and cubed this will make 4 cups of cubed cantaloupe
  • 1/2 cup plain yogurt
  • 2 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped ginger
  • 6-8 mint leaves
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Pinch of black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice


  1. In a blender puree ginger, mint leaves with half the melon. Add remaining melon, yogurt, sugar, salt, pepper and lemon juice. Blend until it is smooth.
  2. Refrigerate for best taste. Keep in freezer for about half an hour before serving.


Try any variety of melon in this recipe.

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4 Responses to “Chilled Melon Soup”

  1. Karen says:

    Hello Manjula

    This soup turned out great and was very refreshing. I needed to use a whole cantaloupe to get 4 cups. Thanks for all your great recipes.

  2. Deepti says:

    WOW. Nice and unique recipe. This year I am growing melons in our backyard. We started seeing few small melons. I will definitely try this recipe with our home grown melons.

    I really want to thank you for posting such unique recipes.


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  3. Barbara says:

    Hi Manjula,
    This has been a very hot summer and your Melon Soup looks so refreshing. Thank you for sharing and for such great videos.

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