Watermelon Gazpacho - A light and refreshing chilled summer soup, savory with a touch of sweetness from the watermelon. Watermelon, tomatoes, cucumber, jalapeno, scallions, and fresh herbs are the stars of this healthy soup!
Watermelon Gazpacho
Prep Time
10 mins
 

A light and refreshing chilled summer soup, savory with a touch of sweetness from the watermelon. Watermelon, tomatoes, cucumber, jalapeno, scallions, and fresh herbs are the stars of this healthy soup!

Course: Appetizer, Side Dish, Soup
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 150 kcal
Author: Abra Pappa
Ingredients
  • 4 cups watermelon, chopped
  • 3 medium tomatoes
  • 1 large cucumber
  • 1 jalapeno pepper
  • 1 green bell pepper
  • 1 bunch scallions
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons white balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1/4 tsp sea salt
  • fresh basil for garnish
  • fresh mint leaves for garnish
Instructions
  1. Combine in a blender 3 cups roughly chopped watermelon, 2 tomatoes, 1/2 jalapeno, 1/2 bunch scallions, 1/2 cucumber, 1/2 green bell pepper, olive oil, white balsamic vinegar, sea salt, and lime juice. Blend until smooth and no bits of veggies remain.

  2. Chop remaining watermelon, tomatoes, cucumber, green bell pepper, jalapeno, and scallions into a very small dice and add to a large bowl.
  3. Pour blender contents into bowl with chopped veggies, stir and taste for seasoning. Add a little bit of salt if needed.
  4. Place bowl in the refrigerator and allow to chill for 2-3 hours.
  5. Ladle well-chilled gazpacho into bowls and top with chopped fresh basil and mint.

Recipe Notes

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Nutrition Facts
Watermelon Gazpacho
Amount Per Serving
Calories 150 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 8g 12%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Sodium 157mg 7%
Potassium 562mg 16%
Total Carbohydrates 21g 7%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 15g
Protein 3g 6%
Vitamin A 37.8%
Vitamin C 71.1%
Calcium 3.7%
Iron 5.6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.