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Watermelon Gazpacho

Serves Four


Scrumptious Tips

Gazpacho is made of raw fruits and vegetables, pureed and served cold. There are many variations of gazpacho, making it a no-fail recipe. Feel free to fit your preferences and replace the peppers with your favorite pepper and the juices with your favorite juice to add a personal twist. The yogurt and mint add a refreshing and creamy touch!



1 large watermelon, rind removed, rough chopped

1 seedless cucumber, peeled

1/2 jalapeño pepper, seeds and pith removed

1/2 habanero pepper, seeds and pith removed

1 red pepper, seeds and pith removed, rough chopped

3 cloves garlic

1 red onion, skin removed, rough chopped

1 bunch parsley, rinsed, stems removed 

2 limes, juiced

1 naval orange, juiced

1 small container 2% FAGE Greek yogurt

1 bunch mint, rolled, thinly sliced



  1. In blender, puree all ingredients, excluding mint and yogurt, until smooth.
  2. Pour into bowls and top with dollop of yogurt and sprinkle of mint.

Stock Image from the Food Network
Stock Image from the Food Network

Ali Kaplon, a certified personal chef, wrote Seasonal Farmers Market Favorites to inspire others to explore their towns' local markets to find fresh, seasonal produce and other artisanal foods to incorporate into well-balanced diets.

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