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!
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.
Chop remaining watermelon, tomatoes, cucumber, green bell pepper, jalapeno, and scallions into a very small dice and add to a large bowl.
Pour blender contents into bowl with chopped veggies, stir and taste for seasoning. Add a little bit of salt if needed.
Place bowl in the refrigerator and allow to chill for 2-3 hours.
Ladle well-chilled gazpacho into bowls and top with chopped fresh basil and mint.
Substitutions: This is the kind of recipe that you can very easily alter with great results. Here are some: