summer gazpacho

6.16.2011

Summer is here! It is HOT, HOT, HOT! To cool down, I concocted this watermelon gazpacho up for dinner last night. It was so refreshing and light, what a perfect end to a sweltering day.

watermelon gazpacho

ingredients
  • 1 cup watermelon, diced and seeded
  • 3 medium tomatoes, diced
  • 1/2 cucumber, diced
  • 1 yellow bell pepper, diced
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1/2 small sweet onion, diced
  • 1/2 cup water
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
directions
  1. reserve some tomatoes, cucumbers, and yellow bell pepper for garnish.
  2. place all ingredients except for olive oil and vinegar into a food processor and blend until smooth. 
  3. with the processor still on, add in vinegar and olive oil gradually. 
  4. place gazpacho in refridgerator until ready to serve. 
  5. garnish with a few pieces of reserved tomatoes, bell pepper, and cucumber.

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