Cantaloupe Soup with Lemon and Ginger Recipe

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Ellen Published: January 5, 2021 Modified: June 1, 2021

How To Make Cantaloupe Soup with Lemon and Ginger

Whip up a refreshing and light bowl of cantaloupe soup on a hot summer day! It’s made with tangy lemon and robust ginger for a tastier dish.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Chill Time: 4 hours
Total: 4 hours 10 minutes



  • 2tbspagave nectar,or honey
  • tbspginger root,fresh, finely grated
  • 1tbsplemon zest,heaping, finely grated
  • 7cupscantaloupe,(about 1 large), fully ripe, coarsely chopped
  • 2cupsmilk
  • 8mint sprigs,fresh, or other herbs, for garnish
  • 1cupcantaloupe,finely diced, for garnish


  1. Place the butter, honey, and lemon peel in a small bowl.

  2. Microwave for 45 seconds until the butter is fully melted. Stir to blend the mixture.

  3. Use a rubber spatula to scrape the mixture into a food processor or blender.

  4. Add the melon chunks and grated ginger, then puree until as smooth as possible.

  5. Transfer to a bowl, then stir in the milk until well-blended.

  6. Cover, then chill thoroughly for 4 hours or more.

  7. Garnish each serving with a mint sprig, and a few pieces of diced cantaloupe.

  8. Serve chilled, and enjoy!


  • Calories: 237.06kcal
  • Fat: 4.83g
  • Saturated Fat: 2.50g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 1.01g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.62g
  • Carbohydrates: 45.20g
  • Fiber: 5.46g
  • Sugar: 41.47g
  • Protein: 7.63g
  • Cholesterol: 12.20mg
  • Sodium: 116.32mg
  • Calcium: 217.46mg
  • Potassium: 1222.38mg
  • Iron: 3.51mg
  • Vitamin A: 700.71µg
  • Vitamin C: 135.00mg
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