Watermelon Gazpacho Recipe

    watermelon gazpacho in bowl

    While soup doesn’t necessarily sound appealing on a warm summer day, a cool watermelon soup recipe like this watermelon gazpacho does. Made with fresh watermelon, cucumber, fresh herbs, and minced shallot, this sweet and savory watermelon gazpacho soup is absolutely delicious.

    A seedless, fresh watermelon has a decent amount of water content. The watermelon juice is used for the bulk of this recipe along with some juice from the cucumber.

    Making this chilled watermelon soup is as simple as blending the ingredients in a food processor or blender. The watermelon purée ends up being perfectly smooth and soup-like.

    You can serve this watermelon gazpacho recipe at room temperature or store it in the fridge to chill. You can also add a twist to this recipe by using tomatoes as well to create a watermelon tomato gazpacho. Either type of soup is sure to please your taste buds!


    Cook time: 0 Minutes
    Prep time: 15 Minutes
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    Servings: Servings



    1. To a large bowl, add the diced watermelon, cucumber, red bell pepper, fresh basil, parsley, red wine vinegar, minced shallot, oil, and salt. Stir everything together.
    2. Add 3 cups of the mixture to a food processor or blender and purée. Add the puréed mixture to a large clean bowl.
    3. Add another 3 cups of the diced mixture to the food processor or blender and purée. Add this second batch of purée to the first batch of purée.
    4. To the purée in the large bowl, add the remaining diced mixture and stir. Serve room temperature or chill in the fridge.

    Additional information

    Recipe adapted from eatingwell.com

    Born and raised in Southern California, Beeta has embraced a healthy lifestyle focused on farm-to-table cooking, natural products, and wellness routines. When she's not writing up recipes or discussing the latest natural living trends, Beeta enjoys spending time trying new restaurants, traveling with family and friends, and relaxing at home with her furry companion.