Watermelon Gazpacho

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 25 min.


4 servings (1 quart)

Updated: Oct. 03, 2023
My refreshing gazpacho is a delightfully simple, elegant dish. Serve as a side or with pita and hummus for a meal. —Nicole Deelah, Nashville, Tennessee
Watermelon Gazpacho Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 4 cups cubed watermelon, seeded, divided
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon grated lime zest
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh gingerroot
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup chopped tomato
  • 1/2 cup chopped cucumber
  • 1/2 cup chopped green pepper
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh cilantro
  • 2 tablespoons chopped green onion
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped seeded jalapeno pepper
  • Watermelon wedges, optional


  1. Puree 3 cups watermelon in a blender. Cut remaining watermelon into 1/2-inch pieces; set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, combine pureed watermelon, lime juice and zest, ginger and salt. Stir in tomato, cucumber, green pepper, cilantro, green onion, jalapeno and cubed watermelon. Refrigerate until serving. If desired, serve with wedge of watermelon.
Peppers (Hot)
Wear disposable gloves when cutting hot peppers; the oils can burn skin. Avoid touching your face.

Nutrition Facts

1 cup: 58 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 599mg sodium, 18g carbohydrate (15g sugars, 2g fiber), 1g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 fruit.