Thai Cantaloupe Soup

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Total Time
10 mins
15 mins

This is so yummy! Most cantaloupe soups are served cold. Don't be alarmed by this being served hot, It is out of this world! Just came up with it out of the necessity to use up an aging piece of fruit, plans for a Thai meal and a chilly October night--enjoy!

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  1. Half cantalope, discard seeds, scoop out flesh and set aside.
  2. Reserve shells to use for "bowls".
  3. Heat oil in a saucepan.
  4. Add onion.
  5. Sauté 2 minutes.
  6. Add cantaloupe flesh and tomatoes.
  7. Cook 5 minutes.
  8. Add the next 5 ingredients.
  9. Bring to a boil.
  10. Reduce.
  11. Simmer 5 minutes.
  12. Purée in batches.
  13. Return to pot.
  14. Re-heat.
  15. Ladle into shells.
  16. Top with the last 3.
  17. YUM!
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If you love cantalope then you will probably like this soup. Unfortunately, my husband and I did not find this soup "out of this world". We love Thai food and other exotic dishes, but maybe we just aren't fond of cantalope no matter how you fix it. I am sure the recipe would be great with sweet potatoes or carrots instead of the cantalope and I will give it a try.