A perfect starter or side dish for those al fresco dinners on summer evenings, this gazpacho is a snap to make.
- Posted on Jun 23, 2017
This easy-to-make concoction is a refreshing side for summer celebrations.
|2 c. fresh orange juice||¼ c. finely chopped sweet onion|
|1 ½ c. finely diced seedless watermelon||2 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil, plus more for garnish|
|1 c. finely diced strawberries||1 ½ Tbsp. chopped fresh basil|
|1 c. finely diced peaches||1 ½ Tbsp. chopped fresh mint, plus more for garnish|
|1 medium tomato, halved, seeded and diced||1 Tbsp. red wine vinegar|
|1 Persian cucumber or ½ English cucumber, finely diced||½ tsp. kosher salt|
|1 jalapeño, seeded and minced (optional)|
1. Combine all ingredients in a large glass pitcher, and chill for at least 2 hours and up to 24.
2. Taste and adjust the seasonings.
3. Ladle the gazpacho into clear drinking glasses, and drizzle a little olive oil over each.
4. Garnish with mint and serve chilled.
Nutritional Information: Calories: 130; Fat: 5g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 170mg; Total Carbohydrates: 20g; Dietary Fiber: 3g; Sugars: 14g; Protein: 2g.
Excerpted from Stirring Up Fun with Food, by Sarah Michelle Geller and Gia Russo. Copyright © 2017 by Sarah Michelle Geller and Gia Russo. Reprinted with permission of Grand Central Life & Style. All rights reserved. Photograph by Amy Neunsinger.