recipe, matteo's recipes Watermelon Gazpacho

  • 6 quarts watermelon 1/2"  cube (Set 3 quarts aside to puree)
  • 4 peeled and seeded and 1/4" diced English cucumber
  • 2 Red Bell Peppers 1/4" diced
  • 2 cups Jicama 1/4' diced
  • 2-4 jalapeno seeded and finely chopped (depending on how spicy you like it)
  • 1 cup basil finely chopped
  • 1 cup parsley finely chopped
  • 12 tbs red wine vinegar
  • 8 tbs shallot minced
  • 8 tbs olive oil
  • Puree the watermelon you set aside and add to the mix
  • Salt & pepper to taste
  • Lime juice to taste or serve with lime wedge

Chill and enjoy! The amount of salt & pepper and acid will vary depending on the sweetness of the watermelon. If it ends up spicier than you desire try garnishing with whole fat or low fat yogurt