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Chilled melon soup ZUPPA DI MELONE

Prep Time30 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Soup
Cuisine: Italian
Servings: 2 people

Ingredients

FOR THE PRAWNS

  • 6 Red prawns
  • Zest of 2 lemons
  • 10 g Amalfi lemon juice

FOR THE MARINATED MELON

  • 120 g Sunsweet Mantovano melon
  • 4 g Basil
  • 4 g Extra virgin olive oil

FOR THE SOUP

  • 360 g Sunsweet Mantovano melon
  • 2 g Salt
  • 20 g Extra virgin olive oil
  • 6 g Red wine vinegar

Instructions

FOR THE SOUP

  • Cut the skin off the melon, taking care to remove the green skin.
    Mantua Melon Cut the rind off
  • Cut the melon into 2cm pieces.
  • Add the melon, salt, oil and vinegar into a blender.
  • Blend the ingredients together for 2 minutes.
    Blend the melon
  • Strain and set aside in the fridge.

FOR THE MARINATED MELON

  • Cut the melon into 2cm pieces.
  • Season the melon with the oil, drop of vinegar and chopped basil.
    marinate the melon
  • Set aside in the fridge to allow the melon to marinate.

FOR THE PRAWNS

  • Devein and chop the red prawns into 1/2 cm pieces
    Chilled melon soup recipe
  • Add the lemon zest and olive oil and set aside allowing the flavours to marinate.
  • Before serving add the lemon juice & salt to 'cook' the prawns.
  • To serve, remove the soup from the fridge and garnish with the marinated melon and prawns.
    Garnish the melons with prawns before adding soup

Notes

Prep time 30 MINS
Serves 2