Spicy cantaloupe

Spicy cantaloupe
This week’s recipe to share is an easy dessert using the wonderful cantaloupe in season now. It takes almost no time and brings a little spice to the meal.

Servings: 4


  • 1 cantaloupe, chilled, the edible portion cut into bite size pieces with a knife, spoon or a melon baller
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 Tablespoon yogurt to drizzle - optional


Simply sprinkle the cantaloupe pieces with chili powder and salt to taste. Use the salt very sparingly. Drizzle with a little yogurt if you wish.

Nutrition Information (per serving)

  • Calories: 45
  • Fat: 0 gm
  • Saturated Fat: 0 gm
  • Trans Fat: 0 gm
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg
  • Carbohydrate: 11 gm
  • Fiber: 1 gm
  • Protein: 1 gm
  • Sodium: 145 mg


Preston Maring, MD