Cantaloupe

Originally from India and Africa this melon prefers warm growing climates. The North American melons' skins are netted and are easily distinguished from their ribbed European cousins. Cantalopes are excellent sources of vitamins A & C, and provide antioxidants.

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  • Nutrition Info
  • Serving Size: 1 cup cubed
  • Amount per serving
  • Calories: 54
  • Calories from fat:
  • Fat: 0g
  • Cholesterol: 0mg
  • Sodium: 26mg
  • Total Carbs: 13g
    • Fiber: 1g
    • Sugars: g
  • Protein: 1g
  • Vitamin A: 108%
  • Vitamin C: 98%
  • Calcium: 1%
  • Iron: 2%

Availability

Handling & Storage

Varieties

Available year round

Also Known As

  • Cantaloup
  • Mushmelon
  • Muskmelon
  • Cantalope
  • Rockmelon
  • Spanspek

Store uncut cantaloupes at room temperature for up to 1 week. Refrigerate cut melon in airtight container up to 5 days.

  • North American
  • European

Recipes

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