Vegan Soup Recipes: Watermelon Gazpacho

July 1, 2015
Just like that, it is summer. Naturally, as vegetables grow and ripen before our eyes in gardens and farmer's markets, our bodies crave fresh, cool salads. Long gone are the days of hot soup and steaming bread. One of the few soups that sound appealing in the dog days of summer is gazpacho: a Spanish cold soup. The following recipe is unlike the traditional tomato-based soup. Being watermelon-based, it is delightfully sweet, playful and refreshing.
Vegan Soup Recipes: Watermelon Gazpacho

Vegan Soup Recipes: Watermelon Gazpacho

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  • 1 Medium Watermelon
  • 1 Cucumber, Seeded
  • 1 Tomato
  • 1 Clove Garlic
  • 1 Tablespoon Balsamic Vinegar
  • 1 Teaspoon Cinnamon
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Cumin
  • (to taste) Salt and Pepper
  • 1 1/2 Cups Corn
  • 3/4 Cup Tomato, Chopped
  • 1 Large Red Onion, Chopped
  • Handful Cilantro
  • 1 Avocado
  • 1-2 Teaspoons Hot sauce (I used Cholula)
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Directions

In a blender, combine watermelon, cucumber, tomato, garlic, half the cilantro, vinegar, and seasonings. Blend until smooth. Pour in to a big bowl, and add corn, chopped tomatoes, and onion. Chop the remaining cilantro, and add with hot sauce as desired. Finish with avocado and lime. Enjoy!
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Jessica is a runner, snowboarder, amateur gardener, yoga teacher, mala maker, cook, excellent eater, and is always listening to music. She lives on Cape Cod with her two children and husband.

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