Recipe: Watermelon-tomato summer gazpacho
Summer fruit shows off its true vibrant colors in this savory-sweet soup. A perfect meal for lazy hot evenings, be sure to serve this chilled and garnish with your favorite accoutrements.
5 cups chopped seedless watermelon
3 cups chopped vine ripened tomatoes (use only red tomatoes for color)
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
1 shallot, chopped
2 garlic cloves, chopped
1 teaspoon salt
1/5 teaspoon fresh cracked pepper
cilantro, parsley, or micro greens to garnish
Place the watermelon, tomatoes, olive oil, red wine vinegar, shallot, garlic cloves, salt and pepper in a blender and puree until smooth. Transfer to a bowl, cover and chill for up to one hour. Pour chilled soup into bowls and garnish with greens and coarse salt and pepper.
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