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Mousse of Cantaloupe

Course Appetizer
Cuisine Italian
Keyword cantaloupe, prosciutto
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Refrigerate: 2 hours
Servings: 4 people
Calories 434 kcal


  • 1 cantaloupe 1 cantaloupe small
  • 7 ounces prosciutto 7 ounces prosciutto
  • 4 prosciutto 4 slices of thinly sliced prosciutto
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 4 ounces cream cheese 4 ounces cream cheese
US - Metric


  1. Clean the cantaloupe by removing the outer skin and all the internal seeds. Cut into chunks.

  2. In a blender add the butter and the prosciutto and blend at medium speed until it all blends well, about 30 seconds. 

  3. Add the cream cheese and blend for another 30 -40 seconds. Add the cantaloupe chunks and blend until reduced to a creamy consistency.

  4. Refrigerate for 3-4 hours before serving. Place in a small glass half way, add 1 slice of prosciutto to each glass.

Nutrition Facts
Mousse of Cantaloupe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 434 Calories from Fat 342
% Daily Value*
Fat 38g58%
Saturated Fat 16g100%
Cholesterol 84mg28%
Sodium 495mg22%
Potassium 521mg15%
Carbohydrates 13g4%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 11g12%
Protein 10g20%
Vitamin A 5240IU105%
Vitamin C 50.7mg61%
Calcium 40mg4%
Iron 0.6mg3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.