Watermelon Gazpacho
 
 
Original recipe from SoupChick.com
Ingredients
  • ½ seedless watermelon, diced (about 8 cups)
  • 1 English cucumber, finely diced
  • ½ red, orange or yellow bell pepper, finely diced (you could use a whole pepper)
  • ¼ cup chopped fresh basil
  • ¼ cup chopped flat-leaf parsley
  • 3 Tbsp red wine vinegar (2 Tbls. white balsamic vinegar)
  • 2 Tbsp minced shallot (I used one whole shallot)
  • 2 Tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • ¾ tsp salt (I used 1 tsp.)
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • 2 tsp green Tabasco sauce
  • Fresh black pepper
I also added:
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 tsp. cumin
Instructions
  1. Combine ingredients in large bowl. Use an immersion blender to blend ingredients to desired texture. You could use a food processor or blender to do this as well.
  2. Refrigerate for several hours (or overnight) to let flavors combine.
  3. Taste and adjust salt, pepper and tobasco, if necessary.
Recipe by I'm Bored, Let's Go... at http://www.imbored-letsgo.com/watermelon-gazpacho/