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Cool down with these 5 summer soups

By: Enrique Gili on July 5, 2011, 8:09 a.m.

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Cantaloupe soup

Surprise your taste buds by pairing the sweetness of cantaloupe with a hint of spice.

Cantaloupe soup


  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 1 three-pound cantaloupe, peeled and diced
  • 1/2 cup yogurt, Greek or plain
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • Dash of curry powder
  • Sprig of fresh mint for garnish
  • Ice cubes, optional
Time estimates

Prep time: 20 min.

Cook time: 50 min.

Total time: 70 min.


  1. Rinse and prep the vegetables.
  2. Combine the first five ingredients in a blender. Process for about 30 seconds, or until smooth.
  3. Add ice cubes and blend; set to pulse to achieve the desired consistency, if needed.
  4. Refrigerate for about 30 minutes. Stir before serving.

Yield: 4