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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Lemonade Pudding Fruit Salad

26 reviews

I first made this for a family reunion, and now it's always requested for our family gatherings. The sweet and tangy lemonade-pudding coating goes well with any fruit, so feel free to substitute your favorites. —Rhonda Eads, Jasper, Indiana

Blueberry Cantaloupe Salad

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


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...


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...


Cantaloupe Chicken Salad with Yogurt Chive Dressing

4 reviews

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

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...


Melon Ambrosia

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

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 Fresh Fruit Salad

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


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...


Citrus Melon Mingle

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

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...


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...


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...


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...


Melon-Berry Salad

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

Fabulous Fruit Salad

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


Chilled Melon Soup

4 reviews

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


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...