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

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

Summertime Tomato-Melon Salad

Looking for a savory summer salad? The combination of tomatoes, cantaloupe, avocado and greens sings with freshness and health.—Carolyn Kumpe,...


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...


Minted Melon Salad

People can't resist digging into a salad made with colorful summer fruits. The unique dressing is what makes this salad...

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...

Melon Ambrosia

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


Festive Fruit Salad

This refreshing beautiful salad has become a favorite of everyone who's tried it. My bowl always comes home empty when...


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...

Citrus Melon Mingle

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


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...


Quick Anise Fruit Bowl

This refreshing medley has become a family favorite for breakfast and brunch. You could even serve the fruit with a...

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

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...