UA Recipe Collection

Chilled Melon Soup


4 Servings
SourceNancy Hartshorn, Main Library (2005)
Prep time15 minutes
Cooking time
Total time15 minutes


3 c
honeydew melon (peeled and cubed)
3 c
canteloupe (peeled and cubed)
3⁄4 c
strawberries, sliced
1⁄4 c
vodka (divided)
1⁄4 c
brown sugar (firmly packed, divided)
4 t
fresh lime juice (divided)


Place honeydew in food processor and then blender. Process until smooth; pour into a bowl. Do likewise, separately, with cantaloupe and strawberries. Cover and chill the strawberries.

To each bowl of pureéd melon, add 2 tablespoons each of vodka, brown sugar and lime juice. Stir well; cover and chill.

To serve, pour 1/2 cup of canteloupe mixture into each of 4 individual bowls, pour 1/2 cup of honeydew mixture in center of cantaloupe mixture. Dollop each serving with 2 tablespoons pureéd strawberries; swirl decoratively with a wooden toothpick.

Makes 4 servings. Serve in white or black bowls for good effect.