Mouthwatering Melon Ideas

No matter if cantaloupe is your favorite, you can swap it with honeydew, watermelon, or another of your favorite melons for the following serving suggestions.melons

  • Purée chilled cantaloupe chunks with vanilla yogurt and cashew or almond butter for a breakfast smoothie or snack.
  • Fill half a small cantaloupe with cottage cheese or ricotta cheese, sprinkle with granola, and eat immediately.
  • Nestle thin slices of cantaloupe into your sandwiches for a sweet, juicy surprise.
  • Wrap wedges of cantaloupe with paper-thin slices of prosciutto for a quick sweet-salty snack or appetizer.
  • Substitute, or add, chopped cantaloupe for the fruit in your usual fruit salsa recipe.
  • Skewer cantaloupe and onion wedges, brush with olive oil, and grill them until the onion is lightly browned.
  • Include balls or chunks of cantaloupe into your green salads.
  • Toss bite-sized pieces of cantaloupe with minced fresh basil, a little garlic, and a drizzle of your favorite balsamic vinaigrette.
  • Soften vanilla ice cream and stir in finely chopped pieces of cantaloupe then refreeze ice cream.

adapted from: chefmom.sheknows.com

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