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How to make summer watermelon gazpacho

This recipe is so refreshing and perfect for summer. The sweetness of watermelon balances out the tangy ness of tomatoes.

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Ingredients

Ingredients

Boil water in a pot. Add the tomatoes and boil for 30 secs.

Boil water in a pot. Add the tomatoes and boil for 30 secs.

Now it is easy to peel off  the skin.

Now it is easy to peel off the skin.

Chop some watermelon

Chop some watermelon

Halve the tomatoes. The idea is to reserve the tomato juice first, then chop the remaining fruit.  I used a strainer to help squeeze out the juice.

Halve the tomatoes. The idea is to reserve the tomato juice first, then chop the remaining fruit. I used a strainer to help squeeze out the juice.

About 1 cup of tomato juice + roughly chopped tomatoes.

About 1 cup of tomato juice + roughly chopped tomatoes.

In a food processor, pur\u00e9e tomato mixture. Do the same for watermelon.

In a food processor, purée tomato mixture. Do the same for watermelon.

Remove the seeds and skin of the cucumber. Dice and pur\u00e9e in the food processor.

Remove the seeds and skin of the cucumber. Dice and purée in the food processor.

In a large bowl, mix watermelon, tomato, and cucumber puree together. Add olive oil, vinegar, salt and pepper.

In a large bowl, mix watermelon, tomato, and cucumber puree together. Add olive oil, vinegar, salt and pepper.

Dice fresh tomato and watermelon. About a cup. I have used some cherry tomatoes.

Dice fresh tomato and watermelon. About a cup. I have used some cherry tomatoes.

Diced cucumber, tomatoes, watermelon, in the pur\u00e9e, mix well. Refrigerate for 1 hour.

Diced cucumber, tomatoes, watermelon, in the purée, mix well. Refrigerate for 1 hour.

Finely chop some cucumber, onion, jalape\u00f1o pepper. Marinate with lime juice and salt and pepper.

Finely chop some cucumber, onion, jalapeño pepper. Marinate with lime juice and salt and pepper.

Toppings. I poached some asparagus and chopped avocado.

Toppings. I poached some asparagus and chopped avocado.

Add whatever toppings you like before serving: croutons, crabmeat, cooked shrimp, etc. Refreshing! 😊

  • seedless watermelon
  • 2.0 Large tomatoes
  • 1.0 Large cucumber
  • 2.0Tbsp Finely diced purple onion
  • 0.0 Jalapeno pepper
  • 0.0Tbsp Olive oil
  • Salt and pepper
  • Fresh avocado (optional)
  • Asparagus (optional)
  • Parsley (for garnish)
  • 0.0Tbsp Red wine vinegar
  • 1.0Tbsp Freshly squeezed lime juice