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Cantaloupe Gazpacho and Lamb Burger Wraps

It is clean out the fridge week, before we leave on Sunday. I had a canteloupe, and was browsing soup recipes when I came across this simple cantaloupe gazpacho recipe from Gail Gand, The Food Network


1 canteloupe seeded, skinned and cubed
1/4 c. rum
1/4 c. cream
4 fresh mint leaves (I used 8)
2 T. orange juice concentrate (I used 4 T. passion fruit juice concentrate)
zest from a lemon

Throw it all in the blender, and chill.

A few weeks ago, Jerry posted his recipe for grilled lamb burger rollups on his blog. I thought they sounded great, and filed the idea away in the back of my head.

Last week, Cindy Ruth put her spin on them and posted her recipe for lamb burger pitas on her blog, Baked Alaska.

Mine were simple and straightforward. I used wraps from Trader Joe's, red onion, fresh basil leaves, and some creamy Caesar dressing, some leftover grated gruyere along with the ground lamb, seasoned only with salt and pepper. Yum.



Comments (4)


Only 3 more sleeps until your trip, yay!!!! I hope you and Brad will have a fantastic time. And I hope you'll have some time to blog and post a few pix!

I knew you wouldn't use the hummus! LOL

Three sleeps - I am excited for you. Well, and a bit jealous as well.

Barb Cabot:

I just have to say, I REALLY love your green martini glass!

Toby Loiko:

So much spirit, I feel as though you've definitely hit the nail on the head. Good job with this. Please keep brining us more because we need more of your type of blogger.

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