Cutting Cantaloupe 101

by Kelsey Norwood

in Food

how to cut cantaloupe

Cantaloupe is one of my favorite summer fruits, but cutting it up is kind a pain. At least the old way – I used to cut it in half, scoop out the seeds, cut each half into 6-8 slices, and cut the rind off each slice. That’s the loong way!

how to cut up a cantaloupe

The fast way is to cut off the very ends and then cut off the rind, kind of like a pineapple. Then cut in half, scoop out the seeds, and slice.

What are your fruit cutting tips and tricks?

{ 8 comments… read them below or add one }

1 Amy July 21, 2010 at 8:08 am

I would have never thought of doing it that way! That is so much easier. I’m going to give it a try. Thanks a lot!

2 Janna July 21, 2010 at 8:59 am

Looks like it could be a great time saver for melon! I am always putting off cutting it up because it seems to take so much time. I’ve got one in my kitchen that I’m going to try this with today!

3 Kelsey July 21, 2010 at 1:25 pm

Be sure to let me know how you like it!

4 Bethany @ The Paper Pony July 21, 2010 at 2:14 pm

I’m totally pounding my head against a wall! [A virtual one- I kind of like my head without injuries] We will DEFINITELY be doing this from now on. We go through a TON of cantaloupe here.

5 Amanda N July 23, 2010 at 9:07 am


6 Tara @ Froogaloo July 26, 2010 at 10:56 am

Great idea!

7 Crystal August 5, 2010 at 12:55 pm

I think of you when I cut up cantaloupe now! :)

8 Kimberly R August 23, 2010 at 8:46 am

I did this the other day – worked wonderful – thanks for the tip!

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