Watermelon Gazpacho

Watermelon Gazpacho

  • Prep: 1 hr 20 min
  • Cook Time:
  • Total: 1 hr 20 min
  • Serving: 8 servings

A perfect starter to serve guests at a summer dinner party, use seasonally fresh watermelon and ripe tomatoes for the ultimate sweetness and flavor.


  • 6 cups watermelon, seeded and diced in 1-inch dices plus sliced watermelon to garnish
  • 2 stalks celery, chopped
  • 3 medium size tomatoes, roughly chopped
  • 1/2 cucumber, roughly chopped
  • 2 red bell peppers, roughly chopped
  • fresh ginger, about 1 inch, peeled and minced
  • 1/2 chili pepper
  • juice from 2 limes
  • handful of fresh basil
  • sea salt and freshly ground black pepper


  1. Put 5 pieces of diced watermelon and about 3 pieces of chopped celery into 8 small serving bowls, and then place the remainder into a food processor.
  2. Add the remaining ingredients and pulse the mixture until slightly chunky. Season to taste with salt and pepper, and then pour the mixture into the prepared bowls.
  3. Place the bowls in the refrigerator to chill for at least 1 hour and then remove and garnish each bowl with a slice of watermelon.

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