Cantaloupe is a refreshing fruit you can use to make chef worthy appetizers that will impress your guests!
Cantaloupe can be made into toothpick appetizers, topped on baked brie, made into salsa, or dipped in yogurt.
See full video on how to make cantaloupe appetizers at the bottom of the page.
Cantaloupe caprese is an easy appetizer that packs a ton of flavor!!
Cut cantaloupe into cubes or rounds, and stack a similar piece of mozzarella cheese on top.
Sprinkle with a few cut up strips of fresh basil leaves, and enjoy!
Cantaloupe cups are a refreshing and juicy appetizer.
Make a round cut of cantaloupe by using a cookie cutter. Cut it in half to shape it nicely into a flat surface on each side.
Using a melon baller, scoop out the insides of the cantaloupe. Cut them up into small pieces.
Cut a slice of cucumber, and dice into small pieces. Mix cucumber and cut up cantaloupe in a small bowl.
Add crumbled feta cheese, and a drizzle of honey. Mix together and scoop back into the cantaloupe cup appetizer.
Drizzle with balsamic vinegar when you’re ready to serve them.
Cantaloupe and Prosciutto Wraps
Cantaloupe and prosciutto wraps are a filling, and satisfying appetizer you can serve in the summertime.
Slice the cantaloupe into thin pieces, and then wrap a piece of prosciutto around the cantaloupe.
Drizzle with balsamic vinegar and serve.
Cantaloupe and Prosciutto Bites
Cantaloupe and prosciutto bites are a finger food cantaloupe appetizer.
You can make these tasty bites by cutting a piece of cantaloupe into a square ~1″.
Fold a piece of prosciutto and put it on top of the cantaloupe.
Add a few cut up strips of fresh basil leaves to the prosciutto.
Sprinkle a bit of pepper on top of the appetizer, and put a toothpick through it for easy serving.
Spicy Cantaloupe Salsa
Spicy cantaloupe salsa is a refreshing salsa you can serve at a summer BBQ with tortilla chips.
Cantaloupe salsa is by dicing up cantaloupe, red onions, and jalapeno and placing them in a medium sized bowl.
Pour over fresh lime juice and sprinkle a few chopped up cilantro leaves. Mix together and enjoy!
You can make spicy cantaloupe salsa ahead of time and then serve it when your guests arrive.
Cantaloupe Baked Brie
Cantaloupe baked brie is a rich, hot appetizer.
You can make baked brie by placing a wheel of brie in a pie plate and then baking it in the oven for about 20 minutes until it’s melted through.
When it comes out of the oven, place diced cantaloupe on top.
Drizzle with honey, and then add a few pecans or walnuts on top.
Add a few sprigs of rosemary on top, and then serve with fresh slices of baguette, or crackers for dipping.
Cantaloupe kabobs are made by cutting up cantaloupe into small pieces and placing them on a skewer.
Place a side of vanilla yogurt, or lime yogurt for dipping.
Serve with chopped up walnut, pecans, or toasted coconut to sprinkle on top of the yogurt.