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Chilled Cantaloupe Soup

A friend in New York shared the recipe for this chilled melon soup that's pleasantly spiced with cinnamon. Most people are skeptical when I describe it, but after one spoonful, they're hooked. It's easy to prepare, pretty to serve and so refreshing. -Margaret McNeil, Memphis, Tennessee
  • Total Time
    Prep: 10 min. + chilling
  • Makes
    6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 medium cantaloupe, peeled, seeded and cubed
  • 2 cups orange juice, divided
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • Fresh mint, optional

Directions

  • Place cantaloupe and 1/2 cup orange juice in a blender or food processor; cover and process until smooth.
  • Transfer to a large bowl; stir in lime juice, cinnamon and remaining orange juice. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour. Serve with mint if desired.
Nutrition Facts
3/4 cup: 70 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 9mg sodium, 17g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 fruit.

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