Thai Watermelon Gazpacho

By Sandra
August 11, 2014
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Author Notes: i got inspired to do this fresh, light, sweet, tangy soup mixing thai ingredients and watermelon to bring up refreshing to the end of the summer.Sandra

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 2 cups watermelon, cubed
  • 1/2 cup melon, cubed
  • 1 large beefsteak tomato,or 2 medium israeli tomato, seeded and chopped
  • 1 italian green pepper or 1 hungarian white pepper , seeded and chopped
  • 2 kirby cucumber, peeled, seeded and chopped , save some for garnish
  • 1 small shallot, peeled and chopped
  • 2-3 teaspoons fish sauce
  • 2 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • mint leaves
  • cilantro leaves
  • 1 jalapeno, stemmed, seeded and minced (optional)
  • salt and peeper to taste

Directions

  1. In a blender combine the first 6 ingredients from ingredient list, puree it until smooth. Mix in the fish sauce , lime juice and extra virgin olive oil. Refrigerate the soup until well chilled. Season the soup with salt and pepper and serve it into bowls. Top the soup with diced cucumber, chopped mint and cilantro and a sprinkle of minced jalapeño. Enjoy it with piece of baguette.

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