Melon: delicious and simple meals

Remember the movie “Station for two”? That’s where the main character came up with a wonderful advertisement for melon – sweet as honey, smooth as a girl.

And now the website remembering this film, I decided to pay attention to this interesting fruit. So, how useful is the melon? Recipes of some dishes of melon, you can cook?

Useful properties of melon

Melon is useful for different systems of the body. Periodic use of the melon:

  • lost irritability;
  • mood;
  • normalizes sleep;
  • increases efficiency of the organism.

Another melon:

  • useful in anemia and reduced hemoglobin;
  • accelerates the treatment of diseases of the cardiovascular system;
  • displays the body of excess cholesterol;
  • strengthens the immune system;
  • diuretic, anthelmintic and choleretic effect;
  • has beneficial effects on the cerebral cortex;
  • useful for skin and hair.

Unusual dishes of melon

Of course, it is best to eat the delicious juicy flesh of the cantaloupe immediately after cutting and enjoy the amazing aroma of fresh melon. But sometimes you want to surprise family and guests with something new and unusual. Melon could not be better suited for this!

Fruit soup with melon

This is one of the most interesting recipes with melon. And by the way, this hash can be prepared as a starter or as a dessert.


  • chopped melon (any variety) – 1 Cup;
  • pear conference – 1 piece;
  • sweet and sour Apple – 1 piece;
  • a large peach – 1 piece;
  • sorrel and lettuce – a few leaves;
  • cucumber – optional;
  • fruit juice (or you can use fruit juice);
  • sugar, spices – to taste;
  • sour cream – as desired.

To prepare all the ingredients you need to chop, mix and pour juice. Here is the original dish of melon! By the way, “” we have shared other recipes for delicious homemade hash.

Pancakes with melon (3-4 servings)

Let’s prepare a hearty, delicious, and very nutritious dessert. By the way, these pancakes are very fond of children.


  • melon – 300 grams;
  • flour – 2.5 cups;
  • eggs – 2 pieces;
  • sugar – 4 heaped tablespoons;
  • vanilla sugar – 5 grams;
  • dry yeast – 1 teaspoon;
  • vegetable oil;
  • sour cream.

If you find not very juicy melon, then in the dough add a little milk.

The melon should be grated on a grater. Next add all the other ingredients. Pancakes are baked in a pan with hot oil.

Ready pancakes served hot. And they eat better with fresh sour cream.

Dessert with cottage cheese, melon and cinnamon

This dish with melon can be a great Breakfast. In the morning, the dessert can quickly satisfy hunger and give energy for the whole day.

Ingredients (for 2 servings):

  • cottage cheese (9%) – 200 grams (1 pack);
  • sugar – 2 tablespoons;
  • grated melon – 4 tablespoons;
  • kefir – 1 glass;
  • cinnamon – a few pinches;
  • vanilla – if desired.

Cheese to grind, add the melon, sugar, cinnamon. Mix well. The sugar should completely dissolve. Then the mass pour ryazhenka. And you can enjoy a tasty dessert.

Salad recipe with melon and ham

This dish with melon is prepared in haste. Because it is convenient to prepare, for example, for a picnic or lunch at work.


  • chopped cantaloupe – 1 Cup;
  • sweet and sour Apple – 1 piece;
  • lettuce – 4-5 leaves;
  • ham – 100 grams;
  • pine nuts – 2 tablespoons;
  • sour cream 10% fat;
  • orange juice – 3 tablespoons;
  • salt, sugar – to taste.

Sliced ham, melon pulp, Apple and nuts should be stirred thoroughly. Next you need to finely chop lettuce and add to salad. Sour cream stir orange juice, sugar, salt. Then all the ingredients are mixed. Interesting and tasty salad is ready!

Melon. Recipes for winter

August-September is the best period for making multiple pieces of melon. Surely you know that this fruit and can be cooked many interesting and delicious dishes.

Golden jam from melons

This dish with fragrant tea will warm you cold winter evenings. It’s also nice that the jam will be very simple.


  • the flesh of the melon collective Farm woman – 1 kg;
  • sugar – 300 grams (1.5 cups);
  • lemon juice – 2 teaspoons.

Finely chopped flesh should be boiled in a saucepan for 20 minutes. At the beginning of cooking the melon it is necessary to actively interfere for the rapid formation of juice.

Boiled the pulp must pass through a sieve, mix with sugar and lemon juice. Further weight should be done to a turn on a slow fire to the consistency of jam.

Warm the dish should be put in a clean jar and tighten it. Excellent Golden jam should be stored in the refrigerator.

Marinated melon

Recently on our website we told you how to make pickled watermelon. Almost at the same time, you can marinate the melon.

You will need:

  • melon of medium hardness;
  • water – 1 Cup;
  • vinegar 9% — half a Cup;
  • honey – 2 tablespoons;
  • sugar 150 grams ¾ Cup;
  • salt – half teaspoon;
  • allspice, cloves – for more stuff;
  • cinnamon – to taste;
  • dill.

The melon should be well washed, peeled and the flesh cut into small pieces and lay on a prepared, clean banks.

Next you need to prepare the marinade. The water dissolves the salt, sugar, honey, vinegar. Then add all seasonings. Marinade stir to dissolve salt and sugar. Then, the resulting liquid you need to pour the melon and close the jars

Even for cooking marinated melons will need a deep dish, on the bottom where you need to put a thick cloth (a folded in several layers). It is necessary to put the banks and cover with water approximately the neck. Melon sterilize 50-60 minutes. Then the banks must be completely cool in this deep dish. Store pickled melon should be refrigerated.

I hope now you have seen for yourself just how versatile ingredient melon. Recipes it can be useful to almost each successful owner.

The author of the Light Beam, site

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