Chilled Melon Soup with Basil

Chilled Melon Soup with Basil

Easy and elegant, a great starter or palate cleanser. Add a banana and some berries for a nice smoothie. Skip the yogurt and add ice cubes and some vodka or rum, for a refreshing summer cocktail. clip_image016

  • 1 medium honeydew, cantaloupe or other melon, seeded with rind removed
  • 3 tbs fresh squeezed lime juice
  • 2 tbs Greek yogurt or sour cream
  • ¼ cup chopped fresh basil
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Place melon, basil and lime juice in blender. Process until smooth. Add salt and pepper to taste. Serve with a dollop of yogurt topped with a fresh basil leaf.

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