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Three Ways with Cantaloupe

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Our webmaster challenged me to produce three recipes with cantaloupe. Well it's a pretty strong challenge, but she did ask, so here are the results - sweet, savory, and slurpy. I used a Honeydew Agua Fresca recipe as inspiration for a cantaloupe beverage bearing the same name and texture. I took it to the freezer next, and adapted a Watermelon Pop recipe.  I've replaced watermelon with cantaloupe, added a spritz of lemon, and now have a perfect no-bake dessert. For an app or a light lunch, try the classic cantaloupe and prosciutto with the addition of baby arugula, tossed with a dijon sherry vinegar dressing. Oh look, I didn't turn the stove on at all! Now that's perfect cooking for summer. Enjoy!

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Cantaloupe popsicles

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Cantaloupe agua fresca

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Cantaloupe and prosciutto over arugula

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Comments (2)

  • Hi Betsy, You did a fantastic job coming up with these three delicious looking recipes using cantaloupe! Your photos are wonderful and my mouth is watering! Will certainly have to try everyone of them!!! Love listening to you everyday on Sirius Radio 110! Thanks, Jan

  • Ohhh I love the agua fresca and ice pop ideas. Def gotta give them a try.

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