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Cantaloupe Soup? You better believe it!

September 9, 2010

Cantaloupe AKA Melon

I loooove cantaloupe!  It reminds me of tropical times in the Philippines, where they refer to this fruit as “melon”.  Over the weekend, I posted about making a yummy soup that is made from the Community Services Unlimited (CSU) produce bag of fresh vegetables & fruits.  I listed what was in the produce bag & 1 of my Facebook friends told me:

I never thought of adding romaine lettuce or cantaloupe in soup though.

To which I replied:

The cantaloupe was in the produce bag that I bought from the community garden, but I didn’t put it in the soup. That would have tasted interesting LOL.

Well in my Twitter timeline, I saw a re-tweet by @byanygreens:

Sweet & Lushes Chilled Cantaloupe Soup By GreenChef Alice Savorelli http://cot.ag/dhxnjV

So yeah check it out:

Click on the image for the actual recipe

Here is the actual recipe from GreenChef Alice Savorelli:

For the Recipe

1 ripe cantaloupe pulp, seeds removed, cut into cubes

2 cucumbers, peeled

1 garlic clove, peeled

2 cm fresh ginger root, peeled

3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil

the juice of 1 lemon

2 tablespoons apple vinegar

half a teaspoon whole sea salt

ground white pepper, to taste

ground paprika, to taste

red chili powder, to taste

1 red pepper, diced

half a cup filtered water

fresh oregano, for garnish

Instructions:
1. In a blender, puree all the ingredients except the diced red pepper.
2. When smooth stir in the diced red pepper, divide the soup among serving bowls and drizzle with olive oil.
4. Top with extra red pepper cubes and chili powder and add some oregano if desired.
5. Serve chilled.

You can follow this vegan chef on Twitter as well @gliving

I’m really interested in making & tasting this soup!

2 Comments leave one →
  1. September 9, 2010 8:57 am

    Looks delicious! I’ll have to try it.

    • melo g3 ongini permalink*
      October 10, 2010 11:36 pm

      Did you get a chance to try it?

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