Cantaloupe and Avocado Soup Recipe

Hello and happy Labor Day holiday weekend, for those in the USA! This summer really flew by, huh? In honor of the unofficial end of summer, I have a Cantaloupe and Avocado Soup recipe to share with you guys as part of my ongoing Almond Breeze recipe development partnership.

cantaloupe avocado soup recipe

This vegan soup is cool, refreshing and bright – perfect as a barbeque appetizer or light lunch to savor summer’s last produce.

cantaloupe avocado soup

Even better is that it could not be easier to make! This is basically one of those “toss everything in a blender, blend, serve” type of recipes, which I love.

cantaloupe soup ingredients

This soup is best served cold, but if you chill it after blending, the avocado will turn a little brown, which isn’t cute; I recommend chilling the ingredients BEFORE blending and serving immediately after. :)

Serves 4     adjust servings

Cantaloupe Avocado Soup

Prep Time 10 MINUTES Prep Time
Cook Time
Total Time 10 mins Total Time
This soup is smooth, refreshing, and bright - perfect to savor summer's produce.


  • 4 cups diced cantaloupe (skin and seeds removed)
  • 1 ripe avocado (skin and pit removed)
  • 1 cup unsweetened original Almond Breeze
  • 2 packed tablespoons fresh basil
  • 2 packed tablespoons fresh mint
  • zest and juice of 1 lemon
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • garnish (optional): olive oil, black pepper, diced cantaloupe and avocado, fresh mint and basil leaves

Tip: Start with cold ingredients so you don't have to chill the soup after you blend it (the avocados will oxidize and turn the soup brown if you reserve it in the fridge).


  1. Blend cantaloupe, avocado, Almond Breeze, basil, mint, lemon zest, and lemon juice together until very smooth.
  2. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Serve immediately with desired garnishes.


cantaloupe avocado soup

Let me know how you guys like it! :)



Thank you to Almond Breeze for sponsoring this post! Previous Almond Breeze sponsored recipe creations:


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