Category Archives: Cantaloupe

Cantaloupe Sorbet

Cantaloupe SorbetServes 6Ingredients:1 C. Sugar1 C. Water4 C. Cantaloupe, cubed & chilledJuice of 1 small LemonInstructions:1. Make a simple syrup by placing the water and sugar in a small saucepan and bring to a boil, stirring to completely dissolve the sugar. Remove from heat, place in a airtight container, and refrigerate until cold.2. Place the […]

Watermelon Cantaloupe Lemonade

Watermelon Cantaloupe LemonadeServes 12-15Ingredients:1 Large Watermelon, rind removed, cut into cubes1/2 Large Cantaloupe, rind removed, cut into cubesJuice of 8 Lemons2 3/4 C. Sugar2 C. WaterWater, for mixingInstructions:1. Juice the cubed watermelon, either by putting the cubes through a juicer, or pureeing in a blender and pouring through a large sieve to remove the pulp […]

Prosciutto, Melon, and Mozzarella Recipe

Prosciutto, Melon, and Mozzarella RecipeIngredients:1/4 lb thinly sliced Italian Prosciutto di Parma1 cantaloupe or honeydew melon, or 1/2 of eachA lemon or lime for squeezing1 8-ounce container of fresh cherry-size mozzarella cheese, each cheese ball cut in halfParty toothpicks or bamboo skewersMelon BallerInstructions:1. Cut the melon in half and remove the seeds. Using a melon […]

Cantaloupe Popsicles

Cantaloupe PopsiclesIngredients:5 cups diced cantaloupe5-7 strawberries, slicedInstructions:1. Add a few pieces of sliced strawberries to your popsicle mold.2. Purée the cantaloupe.3. Pour the liquid cantaloupe into the popsicle mold.4. Add the popsicle sticks.5. Freeze for at least 4 hours.www.chocolateandcarrots.com

Cantaloupe Jam with Vanilla

Cantaloupe Jam with VanillaIngredients:2 1/2 cups chopped peeled cantaloupe (from about 2 pounds/910 g cantaloupe)1 1/2 cups/300 g granulated sugar1 vanilla bean, split and scrapedZest of 1 lemon1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice1 (3-ounce/85 ml) packet liquid pectinInstructions:1. Prepare a boiling water bath and 3 half-pint/250 ml jars (see process below). Place the lids in a small saucepan, cover them with water, and simmer over very […]

Cantaloupe and Cucumber Salad

Cantaloupe and Cucumber SaladIngredients: 1 recipe Balsamic Vinaigrette (*see recipe below) 1/2 large cantaloupe, cubed (1 1/2 cups)* 1/2 large cucumber, halved lengthwise and sliced* (1 1/2 cups) 3 tablespoons crumbled feta cheese 1 tablespoon snipped fresh basil 1 tablespoon snipped fresh mintInstructions:1. Prepare Balsamic Vinaigrette; set aside.2. In a large bowl toss together cantaloupe, cucumber, feta cheese, basil, and mint. Drizzle Balsamic Vinaigrette over the cantaloupe mixture. Toss lightly. Serve immediately.*Balsamic Vinaigrette Ingredients:1 tablespoon white balsamic vinegar1/4 teaspoon salt1/4 teaspoon black pepper1 tablespoon […]

Citrus –Picante Chicken and Melon Salad

Citrus –Picante Chicken and Melon Salad Prep Time: 1 HourCook Time: 25 minutes INGREDIENTS:1-lemon1-lime1-orange2 cups Pace Picante Sauce1-pound skinless, boneless, chicken breast halves3 Tbsp honey2 cups sliced cantaloupe2 cups diced honeydew1 medium red pepper, dicedLettuce Leaves  Directions1.  Grate the zest and squeeze the juice from the lemon, the lime and the orange. 2.  Stir the picante sauce, juices […]