This cold soup is bursting with fresh flavour. You can’t miss the hint of sweetness the watermelon adds to this gazpacho recipe.
Serves: 6 Prep time: 10 minutes
5 cups seedless watermelon, cut into chunks
1 1/2 cups chopped tomato
1/2 cup chopped cucumber
1/2 cup chopped red bell pepper
1 clove garlic
1/2 jalapeno pepper, seeded and minced
1 tablespoon chopped fresh basil
2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
salt and white pepper, to taste
2 scallions, finely chopped
1/2 medium red bell pepper, finely chopped
1/2 cucumber, finely chopped
Watermelon, sliced into wedges
Fresh basil leaves
- Put all ingredients into a food processor and process until smooth. Taste, and season with more salt, if desired.
- Cover and chill until cold, at least 3 hours or up to 24 hours.
- Serve garnished with chopped vegetables, a wedge of watermelon, and basil, if desired.