Ginger Honeydew Soup

Ginger Honeydew Soup
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Source: The Smart Shopper Diabetes Cookbook. Recipe Credit: . Photo Credit: Renee Comet.

Cold soups are a wonderful way to begin a light meal. This emerald colored soup pairs nicely with a grain or pasta salad. The enticing ginger flavor will set your taste buds on fire for the next course.

This recipe from The Smart Shopper Diabetes Cookbook, by Robyn Webb. To order directly from the American Diabetes Association, click here.

  • Prep time
    5 min
  • Cook time
    1 hr
  • Servings
    4 Servings
  • Serving size
    1 cup
Nutrition Facts

Nutrition Facts

4 Servings

  • Serving Size
    1 cup
  • Amount per serving Calories 80

  • Total Fat 0g
    • Saturated Fat 0.1g
    • Trans Fat 0g
  • Cholesterol 0mg
  • Sodium 35mg
  • Total Carbohydrate 20g
    • Dietary Fiber 1g
    • Total Sugars 18g
  • Protein 2g
  • Potassium 320mg
  • Phosphorus 45mg

Choices/Exchanges: 1/2 Fruit, 1 Carbohydrate



  • honeydew melon ((from the salad bar or fresh-cut melon))
    2 1/2 cup
  • pure maple syrup
    2 tbsp
  • fresh lemon juice
    2 tbsp
  • grated fresh ginger
    1 1/2 tsp
  • plain yogurt (non-fat)
    1/3 cup
  • crystallized ginger (finely minced)
    2 tsp


  1. Puree the honeydew melon, maple syrup, lemon juice, and fresh ginger in a blender or food processor until smooth. Pour into a bowl, cover, and refrigerate 1 hour.

  2. For each serving, swirl in some yogurt and sprinkle with crystallized ginger.