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Melon Soup Recipe

Melon Soup Recipe

The best time to eat a melon? Once it begins to soften and before it breaks down.

Judging the worth of many melons is literally right in your hands and under your thumb. Use your sense of touch to detect nuances of softening. Go straight to the melon’s blossom end: the base of the fruit, opposite the stem. A melon is ready to pick or eat when the skin is fairy easy to depress.

Heirloom melons taste good, and are recommended for this heavenly soup:


Peel, seed, and chunk 6 pounds of melon of your choice. Combine with 2 cups orange juice and 2 tablespoons lime juice and puree in a blender or food processor. Finely mince additional melon pieces to make melon confetti and sprinkle over the soup.

Serves 5

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Adapted from Melons for the Passionate Grower, by Amy Goldman (Artisan, 2002). Copyright (c)2002 by Amy Goldman. Reprinted by permission of Amy Goldman.
Adapted from Melons for the Passionate Grower, by Amy Goldman (Artisan, 2002).

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7:40AM PDT on Apr 11, 2013

Thank you for sharing.

3:44AM PST on Feb 16, 2013

Interesting. Should try one day.

1:35AM PST on Feb 11, 2013

Thank you :)

12:53PM PDT on Aug 9, 2012

The dish looks lovely as presentation is the art work of food. unfortunately, I'm not fond of Honeydew melons

7:28AM PST on Mar 3, 2012


4:37AM PST on Jan 1, 2012

Thank you for the recipe!

12:47AM PDT on Aug 5, 2011


10:30PM PDT on Aug 2, 2011

Love the recipe. Thanks.

5:52AM PDT on Jul 17, 2011

Thank you

11:53PM PDT on Jun 15, 2011

Melon, melon...Great! Thanks!

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