Seed Library Recipe Bank: Cantaloupe

For more information and full directions on how to prepare these dishes,
please click on each photo or on the link at the bottom of each ingredient list
to go directly to the recipe's website.

 

boba tea

Melon Bubble Tea

2 cups prepared brewed green tea
1/3 cup sugar
4 cups water
1/2 cup pearl tapioca (raw, black or pastel-colored)
4 cups cantaloupe or 4 cups watermelon, chunks
4 cups ice cubes
2 cups orange juice
1/2 cup coconut milk

To see directions for this recipe visit the website https://www.food.com/recipe/melon-bubble-tea-boba-tea-155189

 

bread

Cantaloupe Bread with Praline Glaze

3 eggs 
1 cup vegetable oil
2 cups white sugar
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
2 cups cantaloupe - peeled, seeded, and pureed
3 cups all-purpose flour 
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon baking soda
3/4 teaspoon baking powder
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
1/2 cup butter
1 2/3 cups brown sugar
1/2 cup chopped pecans

To see directions for this recipe visit the website https://www.allrecipes.com/recipe/22309/cantaloupe-bread-with-praline-gl...

 

cobbler

Cantaloupe Peach Cobbler

1 ripe cantaloupe, seeded, peeled, and cubed (about 3-4 cups)
1 (30 ounce) can peaches, drained
1/2 cup sugar
1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/2 stick butter
1 pinch salt
1 stick butter (to be melted in pan during preparation)

To see directions for this recipe visit the website https://www.justapinch.com/recipes/dessert/pie/cantaloupe-peach-cobbler....

 

cooler

Melon Coolers

1 (4-pound) cantaloupe, seeded and cut into 1-inch cubes (about 8 cups)
1 1/2 cups water
1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
1 tablespoon sugar
32 ounces chilled club soda or seltzer
Garnish: lime wedges, honeydew melon slices

To see directions for this recipe visit the website https://www.epicurious.com/recipes/food/views/melon-coolers-354505

 

granita

Cantaloupe Granita

1 cantaloupe (about 3 pounds)
1/4 cup sugar
2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
2 tablespoons water

To see directions for this recipe visit the website https://www.marthastewart.com/348607/cantaloupe-granita

 

grilled

Grilled Cantaloupe

1 ripe cantaloupe, cut into spears and rinds removed
1 teaspoon olive oil
1 teaspoon chile lime seasoning
2 teaspoons honey
optional toppings - additional chile lime seasoning and flaky sea salt

To see directions for this recipe visit the website https://thishealthytable.com/blog/grilled-cantaloupe/

 

ice pop

Melon Pops with Mint

1 peeled medium sized melon, seeded and cut in chunks
10 mint leaves

To see directions for this recipe visit the website https://www.brownsugarandvanilla.com/melon-pops-with-mint/

 

jam

Salted Cantaloupe Jam

6 cups diced, very ripe cantaloupe
2 tablespoons lemon juice
4 cups granulated sugar, divided
5 tablespoons powdered pectin
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 1/2 teaspoons salt

To see directions for this recipe visit the website https://wholefully.com/canning-salted-cantaloupe-jam/#recipe

 

Pasta bowl

Cantaloupe and Pasta Bowl with Prosciutto

1/2 cup medium shell pasta
3 tablespoons Champagne or white wine vinegar
3 tablespoons olive oil
1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
1 tablespoon honey
1 tablespoon minced shallots
Salt and black pepper to taste
1 cantaloupe
1 cup cucumbers, seeded and sliced
2 ounces prosciutto, chopped
1/2 cup mozzarella pearls or crumbled ricotta salata
1/2 cup packed fresh basil leaves
1/4 cup pine nuts, toasted

To see directions for this recipe visit the website https://www.cuisineathome.com/recipes/lunch-dinner/cantaloupe-and-pasta-...

 

sesame balls

Melon Sesame Balls

1 pound melon cubes
3/4 cup brown cane sugar
3 1/2 tablespoons water
3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
6 tablespoons toasted whole sesame seeds

To see directions for this recipe visit the website https://www.markal.fr/en/recipe/408-melon-sesame-balls

 

 

sherbet

Cantaloupe Sherbet

1 medium ripe cantaloupe
1 (14 ounce) can fat-free sweetened condensed milk
2 tablespoons honey

To see directions for this recipe visit the website https://www.food.com/recipe/cantaloupe-sherbet-96465

 

 

For more information on Cantaloupe recipes check out some of these books from our collection. Just click on the picture to be taken to the catalog listing. 

Canning & preserving  80+ simple, small-batch recipes book cover Put 'em Up! book cover Giada's Italy my recipes for la dolce vita book cover 

The fully raw diet book cover Soup for Syria book cover Mexico the cookbook book cover

Posted by SusieB on May 20, 2021