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Watermelon Gazpacho

 
Watermelon Gazpacho
Image © Feasting at Home
This recipe can be made gluten free by choosing gluten-free versions of basic ingredients commonly found in supermarkets or online.gluten-free
This recipe can be made completely dairy-free.dairy-free
 
One serving costs about $2.15

$2.15 per serving

1 people like this recipe

1 likes

This recipe is ready in 20 minutes

Ready in 20 minutes

spoonacular Score:74%

Spoonacular Score: 74%

 

Watermelon Gazpacho might be just the soup you are searching for. Watching your figure? This gluten free and dairy free recipe has 309 calories, 5g of protein, and 20g of fat per serving. For $2.15 per serving, this recipe covers 19% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. Only a few people made this recipe, and 1 would say it hit the spot. It can be enjoyed any time, but it is especially good for Summer. If you have fresh dill, onion, cherry tomatoes, and a few other ingredients on hand, you can make it. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes around 20 minutes. All things considered, we decided this recipe deserves a spoonacular score of 2%. This score is very bad (but still fixable). Try Watermelon Gazpacho, Watermelon Gazpacho, and Watermelon Gazpacho for similar recipes.

Albarino, Manzanilla Sherry, and Verdejo are great choices for Gazpacho. Though gazpacho is said to be a tricky pairing, all these Spanish wines can work. The La Canan Albarino with a 4.1 out of 5 star rating seems like a good match. It costs about 20 dollars per bottle.

La Cana Albarino

Pineapple, lemon, seashell and salt scents carry through on the pure, silky palate. Finishes very long with brilliant acidity, rich citrus fruit flavors, fine minerals and just the slightest touch of almond. Absolutely delicious.

» Get this wine on Wine.com

Ingredients

Servings:
1
1  avocado
avocado
some
some beet
beet
1 handful
1 handful cherry tomatoes
cherry tomatoes
0.5 tsps
0.5 tsps coriander
coriander
3
3  edible flowers
edible flowers
0.5 cups
0.5 cups fennel bulb
fennel bulb
1 handful
1 handful fresh dill
fresh dill
1
1  garlic clove
garlic clove
0.5
0.5  jalapeno
jalapeno
3 Tbsps
3 Tbsps olive oil
olive oil
1 Tbsp
1 Tbsp diced onion
diced onion
0.25
0.25  italian parsley
italian parsley
1
1  english pb cups
english pb cups
some
some radishes
radishes
1
1  red bell pepper
red bell pepper
0.25 cups
0.25 cups red onion
red onion
4 Tbsps
4 Tbsps red wine vinegar
red wine vinegar
1 tsp
1 tsp salt
salt
1
1  tomato
tomato
4 cups
4 cups watermelon
watermelon
0.5 cups
0.5 cups red yellow bell pepper
red yellow bell pepper
1  avocado
1
avocado
some beet
some
beet
1 handful cherry tomatoes
1 handful
cherry tomatoes
0.5 tsps coriander
0.5 tsps
coriander
3  edible flowers
3
edible flowers
0.5 cups fennel bulb
0.5 cups
fennel bulb
1 handful fresh dill
1 handful
fresh dill
1  garlic clove
1
garlic clove
0.5  jalapeno
0.5
jalapeno
3 Tbsps olive oil
3 Tbsps
olive oil
1 Tbsp diced onion
1 Tbsp
diced onion
0.25  italian parsley
0.25
italian parsley
1  english pb cups
1
english pb cups
some radishes
some
radishes
1  red bell pepper
1
red bell pepper
0.25 cups red onion
0.25 cups
red onion
4 Tbsps red wine vinegar
4 Tbsps
red wine vinegar
1 tsp salt
1 tsp
salt
1  tomato
1
tomato
4 cups watermelon
4 cups
watermelon
0.5 cups red yellow bell pepper
0.5 cups
red yellow bell pepper

Equipment

blender
blender
bowl
bowl
blender
blender
bowl
bowl


Instructions

Read the detailed instructions on Feasting at Home

Price Breakdown

Cost per Serving: $2.14
Ingredient
1 avocado
some beet
3 edible flowers
1/2 cup fennel bulb
1 handful fresh dill
1 garlic clove
1/2 jalapeno
3 tablespoons olive oil
1 tablespoon diced onion
1 english pb cups
some radishes
1 red bell pepper
1/4 cup red onion
4 tablespoons red wine vinegar
1 tomato
4 cups watermelon
1/2 cup red yellow bell pepper
Price
$1.50
$1.51
$0.85
$0.14
$0.04
$0.07
$0.03
$0.50
$0.02
$0.32
$1.03
$0.60
$0.01
$0.31
$0.36
$0.94
$0.33
$8.56

Tips

Health Tips

  • Although the body needs salt to survive, most of us get too much. The problem with consuming too much salt (what chemists call "sodium chloride") is actually the sodium part, which is why people concerned about high blood pressure go on low-sodium diets. If you are trying to reduce salt in your diet, you can try salt substitutes like potassium chloride or try to make do with less salt by using more black pepper, herbs, and spices.

  • Before you pass up garlic because you don't want the bad breath that comes with it, keep in mind that the compounds that cause garlic breath also offer a lot of health benefits. Garlic has anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antibacterial, and antiviral properties. If you really want to get the most health benefits out of your garlic, choose Spanish garlic, which contains the most allicin (one of garlic's most beneficial compounds).

  • Lycopene, the chemical in tomatoes that makes them red (and healthy), is fat soluble. This means eating tomatoes with a fat — say, avocado or olive oil?improves the body's ability to absorb the lycopene. Don't hesitate to include some healthy fats in this dish to get the most health benefits from the tomatoes!

Price Tips

  • Fresh herbs can be expensive, so don't let them go to waste. If you have any leftovers, you might be able to freeze them. The Kitchn recommends freezing hardy herbs like rosemary and thyme in olive oil, while Better Homes and Gardens suggests using freezer bags to freeze basil, chives, mint, and more.

  • Avocados are one of the "clean fifteen", so you don't have to buy them organic if you don't want to spend the extra dough.

Cooking Tips

  • Just a head's up: tomatoes shouldn't be refrigerated! They will lose their flavor and probably get mushy too. For more on selecting and storing tomatoes and other vegetables, check out the academy.

  • You should not store your onions with your potatoes because the gases they emit will make each other spoil faster. For more information about selecting and storing onions, check out this lesson about onions in the academy.

  • Don't have fresh herbs? Substitute dried herbs, but use about 1/3 less because dried herbs are more potent than fresh.

  • If you're buying an avocado to use for dinner tonight, make sure you choose a ripe one! Find an avocado that is soft enough to press your fingertips into. If it's too firm, it's not ripe. If it's almost smooshy, it's too ripe. The perfect avocado can be hard to find in stores, so you might have to buy your avocados in advance and ripen them at home. To speed up the ripening process, put the avocados in a paper bag with an apple or banana. It really works!

  • get more cooking tips

Green Tips

  • Tomatoes, especially cherry tomatoes, should be bought organic when possible. Moreover, buying tomatoes from your local farmers' market when they are in season is going to make your dish much, much tastier, not to mention more eco-friendly. In fact, we recommend using canned — or better yet, jarred?tomato products when tomatoes aren't in season instead of buying imported or greenhouse-grown tomatoes.

  • Bell peppers are unfortunately on the "dirty dozen" list compiled by the Environmental Working Group (EWG). You might want to buy them organic when you can.

Disclaimer

Nutritional Information

Quickview
308 Calories
4g Protein
19g Total Fat
32g Carbs
35% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
308
15%

Fat
19g
30%

  Saturated Fat
3g
19%

Carbohydrates
32g
11%

  Sugar
19g
22%

Cholesterol
0.26mg
0%

Sodium
688mg
30%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
4g
10%

Vitamin C
110mg
134%

Vitamin A
2281IU
46%

Folate
164µg
41%

Fiber
8g
34%

Potassium
1029mg
29%

Manganese
0.54mg
27%

Vitamin B6
0.46mg
23%

Vitamin E
3mg
22%

Vitamin K
23µg
22%

Magnesium
66mg
17%

Copper
0.31mg
15%

Vitamin B5
1mg
15%

Vitamin B3
2mg
12%

Phosphorus
118mg
12%

Vitamin B2
0.2mg
12%

Iron
2mg
11%

Vitamin B1
0.16mg
10%

Zinc
1mg
8%

Calcium
62mg
6%

Selenium
2µg
3%

covered percent of daily need

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