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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Melon Mousse

This unique summer dessert is low in fat and a creative way to use cantaloupe. It's best when made with very ripe melon to give the sweetest flavor. —Sandy McKenzie, Braham, Minnesota

Grilled Fruit Skewers with Chocolate Syrup

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


Mojito Marinated Fruit

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


Melon with Sweet Lime Dressing

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


Chilled Cantaloupe Soup

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

Summertime Melon Soup

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


Honeydew and Cantaloupe Soup

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

Minted Fruit Salad

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


Fresh Fruit Bowl

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


Breakfast Fruit Salad

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


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...