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Watermelon Gazpacho

Watermelon Gazpacho

Created: 07/02/2015
Last Updated: 07/02/2015

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Combine watermelon with some savory and spicy ingredients for a refreshing twist in this simple and quick gazpacho recipe.

Prep Time:  30 Min     
Cook Time:  0 Min
Ready In: 30 Min

Servings: 4

Ingredients:

  • 4 cups cubed, seeded watermelon (divided)
  • 1 cucumber, peeled, coarsley chopped (divided)
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons chopped onion
  • 2 teaspoons lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh basil
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/2 jalapeño pepper, seeded and chopped (optional)


Directions:

  1.  In a small bowl, mix 1 cup of cubed watermelon and 1/2 of chopped cucumber; set aside.
  2. Process remaining ingredients in a food processor or blender until puréed.
  3. Transfer all ingredients to a large bowl and stir.
  4. Refrigerate until ready to serve.

Nutritional Information:
Amount per serving: Calories: 70; Total Fat: 1.5 g; Saturated Fat: 0 g; Sodium: 0 mg; Carbohydrate: 13 g;  Fiber: 1 g; Protein, 8 g.

Recipe courtesy of "What's Cooking? USDA Mixing Bowl" and the Produce for Better Health Foundation.

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