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Chilled Melon and Champagne Soup

Chilled Melon and Champagne Soup

This soup is just a summertime delight, made with ripe juicy melon, citrus juices, and a splash of champagne. Elegant, light, perfect for summer celebrations of all kinds, and it couldn’t be easer to make, either. A beautifully festive soup!

INGREDIENTS
4 cups chopped honeydew melon, cantaloupe, or a combination
½ cup orange juice
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
½ cup chilled champagne
Fresh mint leaves for garnish

1. In a blender, puree 3 ½ cups of the melon. Blend in the juices and, just before serving, stir in the champagne. Garnish the soup with the remaining ½ cup chopped melon and the mint leaves, and serve.

Serves 6.

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Adapted from “The Sugar Mill Caribbean Cookbook” by Jinx and Jefferson Morgan (Harvard Common Press, 1996). Copyright (c) 1996 by Jinx and Jefferson Morgan. Reprinted by permission of Harvard Common Press.
Adapted from “The Sugar Mill Caribbean Cookbook” by Jinx and Jefferson Morgan (Harvard Common Press, 1996).

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12:34PM PDT on Sep 1, 2013

Thanks for sharing

7:39AM PDT on Apr 11, 2013

Thank you for sharing.

1:36AM PST on Feb 11, 2013

Thank you :)

9:26AM PST on Dec 31, 2012

yum

8:49AM PDT on Aug 4, 2012

sounds good!

8:47AM PDT on Aug 4, 2012

I think it's time for a chilled Martini, ehm, soup... :)



12:00PM PDT on Jul 6, 2012

yum

5:31PM PDT on Jun 13, 2012

Interesting. Thanks.

3:40PM PDT on Jun 2, 2012

Its hard to think of as a soup. Maybe if sparkling water was added it could be a nice drink.

2:54PM PDT on Apr 16, 2012

Yum, thanks so much!

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Oh, sounds yummy ... Will try - well, nice gluten-free and vegan :)

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