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Cold Melon Soup with Ginger

Cold Melon Soup with Ginger

This soup is amazingly refreshing. Not only is it low in calories but it also has the additional benefit of containing ginger, which boosts the immune system.
Course Soups and Stews
Cuisine American
Keyword cold melon soup, summer recipes
Prep Time 2 minutes
Cook Time 3 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 86 kcal
Author Reprinted with permission from The Everything You Need to Know about Diabetes Cookbook by Karin Hehenberger

Ingredients

  • 2 cantaloupe melons peeled, seeded, and cut into chunks
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon grated fresh ginger
  • Pinch of fleur de sel
  • 1-inch piece of fresh ginger, peeled and cut into strips, to garnish 2.5-cm
  • Fresh mint leaves to garnish

Instructions

  1. Put the melons, oil, ginger, and fleur de sel in a food processor or blender and blend until smooth.
  2. Pour the soup into bowls and garnish with strips of fresh ginger and mint leaves.

Recipe Notes

Fleur de sel ("flower of salt") is French sea salt. It is very delicate and dissolves instantly. You can get it from amazon.com (affiliate link) or use salt you have on hand.