Zesty Watermelon Gazpacho

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  • 4 cups watermelon (seedless or remove seeds)
  • 2 tablespoons fresh squeezed lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon lime zest (grated lime peel)
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh ginger-root
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup chopped tomato
  • 1/2 cup chopped cucumber
  • 1/2 cup chopped green pepper
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh parsley or cilantro
  • 2 tablespoons chopped green onion
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped seeded jalapeno pepper
  • Sea salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste


  1. Purée 3 cups watermelon in a Vitamix or blender.
  2. Cut the leftover watermelon into 1/2-inch cubed slices and then set aside for later.
  3. In a large bowl, join together the watermelon purée, lime juice, lime peel, ginger and salt.
  4. Stir in the tomato, cucumber, green pepper, parsley or cilantro, onion, jalapeno and cubed watermelon.
  5. Chill the batch until serving.