Excellent source of vitamins A and C.
What To Look For
Should yield to slight pressure at the stem end. Sweet scent. Avoid melons with a pronounced yellow color or moldy aroma that indicates overripeness.
Easy Storage and Preparation
Store at room temperature for 2 to 3 days. Refrigerate after cutting. Remove seeds and skins.
Raw (best at room temperature): breakfast fruit, salads, salsas, smoothies, and sorbets.
Light Cantaloupe Smoothie
Fresh Cantaloupe Soup
Country Ham with Grilled Figs and Fresh Cantaloupe