Adding watermelon, this original and delicious spin on Gazpacho will leave you refreshed and asking for more. The ingredients are easy to find, and the the preparation just takes minutes. It’s healthy; it’s beautiful and the unique combination of sweet fruit with fresh herbs, citrus and jalapeno will surprise you.
Try it and see for yourself. Very cool!
Organic Watermelon Gazpacho
From the Kitchen of Blue Osa
Gluten Free, dairy free, fat free & vegetarian
6 c. watermelon (organic if available)
1 c. lemon juice
2 Tb honey
1/2 c. basil
1/4 c. mint
1 c. orange juice
1 t. jalapeno chili
1 red pepper
salt and pepper
- Remove the rind and seeds from the watermelon.Place the fruit in the blender and pulse a few times; leave it slightly chunky.
- Coarsely chop the rest of the ingredients and combine them in a bowl. Put this mixture into the blender and pulse several times. Don’t puree.
- Combine this with the watermelon and mix by hand, adding salt and pepper to taste.
- Chill, then serve garnished with mint.
At Blue Osa, we are very fortunate to grow organic watermelons all over our property. Come and join one of our garden tours during your next visit.
Buen Provecho from Blue Osa Yoga Retreat + Spa