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Categories: Soups, Vegetarian

Iced Honeydew and Gewurztraminer Soup

Iced Honeydew and Gewurztraminer Soup
Gary Friedman / Los Angeles Times

When the weather gets hot, a chilled soup sounds good. But sometimes we think of rich, cream-based soups such as vichyssoise. A flavorful fruit soup such as this one is a much lighter alternative. Here, honeydew melon, fresh mint and ... Read more

Total time: 15 minutes | Serves 6
  • 1 honeydew melon
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh mint
  • 1 cup Gewurztraminer
  • 6 tablespoons low-fat peach yogurt

Step 1Cut the honeydew in half. Cut each half into quarters and cut away the rind. Cut the honeydew into cubes (you'll need about 7 cups).

Step 2Puree the honeydew in a blender until smooth, working in batches if necessary. Pour the puree into a bowl. Stir in the mint and wine.

Step 3Divide the soup among 6 chilled bowls and top with a dollop of yogurt. Serve the soup by placing the bowls onto plates lined with crushed ice, setting the bowls into the ice.

Each serving:
146 calories; 28 mg sodium; 1 mg cholesterol; 0 fat; 0 saturated fat; 18 grams carbohydrates; 1 gram protein; 1.67 gram fiber.
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