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Cantaloupe Soup

Cantaloupe Soup
D. Cameron Lawrence for NPR /

This is a refreshing, chilled summer soup with a little kick.

Makes 4 servings

1 ripe, medium cantaloupe, seeded, rind removed, fruit cubed

2 peaches, peeled, pitted and quartered

1/4 cup light rum

1/4 cup half and half

Zest of 1 lime

1/2 cup orange juice

4 mint leaves

Place everything but the mint leaves in a blender or food processor and puree. Push through a medium-to-fine strainer. Chill. Serve in chilled glasses or ice-cream dishes, garnished with a mint leaf.

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