“Summertime is always the best of what might be.” – Charles Bowden
Summer fruit shows off it’s 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 ecruitments.
Watermelon-Tomato Summer Gazpacho // Serves 4
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 through 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.