watermelon gazpacho
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5 from 2 votes

Watermelon gazpacho

This no cook healthy and tasty soup is ready in minutes. Every ingredient in this soup will cool your senses leaving you refreshing and energetic. . A Perfect summer soup.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time1 min
Total Time16 mins
Course: Soup
Cuisine: Spanish
Servings: 2 - 3 glasses
Author: Khushboo

Ingredients

  • 4 tsp sweet basil seeds glass approx
  • 2 cups cubed watermelon
  • 1 small red tomato chopped
  • Steamed Half a beet optional
  • 1 freshly squeezed blood orange very high in antioxidant ( optional - I have used)
  • <span class="mceItemHidden" data-mce-bogus="1"><span></span>1 tbsp evoo</span>
  • 2 tsp freshly squeezed lemon
  • <span class="mceItemHidden" data-mce-bogus="1"><span></span>Pinch of cayenne pepper/red mirch powder - for the kick optional </span>
  • 1 tsp grounded fennel optional
  • 1 tsp balsamic vinegar optional
  • 6-7 sprigs of fresh mint leaves
  • Rock salt to taste
  • 1 tsp freshly grated ginger
  • 1 tbsp Finely chopped cucumber - for the crunch

Instructions

  • Soak sweet basil seeds in 4 tbsp warm water. Keep aside.It will swell up in 10 mins.
  • <span class="mceItemHidden" data-mce-bogus="1"><span></span>meanwhile Except sabja/ sweet basil seeds ,grind everything together in a blender until smooth .</span>
  • Taste test and make adjustments if needed.
  • Sieve it if you wish ..
  • Chill for few hours if desired or enjoy immediately.
  • Scoop some soaked basil seeds in the glasses .. Then slowly pour soup on top .
  • Just before serving,add some chopped cucumber

Notes

This soup tastes best chilled. If you desire to have it immediately I suggest chilling the watermelon, tomatoes, beets before hand.
I have used seedless watermelon.
Adjust sweetness to your taste.

Nutrition

Serving: 3g