City Market's Chilled Melon Soup

Summary

Yield
Servings
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Prep time15 minutes
Cooking time30 minutes
Total time45 minutes

Description

This savory soup is a great way to cool off in the summer and an excellent way to use up melons and cucumbers!

Ingredients

2  
honeydew melon
1  
cucumber
1/4 cup
scallions
2 tablespoons
ginger root
1/2  
jalapeño pepper
1/4 cup
fresh mint
   
juice of two limes
   
juice of one orange
1/4 cup
plain yogurt
   
salt to taste

Instructions

Cut the peeled & seeded melons and cucumber into chunks. In a blender, puree the melon, cucumber, scallions, ginger, jalapeno and mint with the juices. Add the yogurt and enough water to make a pleasing soup.

If needed, add more lime or orange juice, depending on the sweetness of the melon. Season with salt. Chill to 40 degrees, serve chilled.

May substitute other melons, as desired.