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melon gazpacho

Delicious Melon Gazpacho Recipe

This melon gazpacho recipe is the perfect way to beat the Spanish summer sun! Packed full of nutrients and oxidants, it's also a healthy appetizer or a light lunch.
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Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Spanish
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 261.24kcal
Author: David Pope

Ingredients

  • 1 medium cantaloupe melon seeded and chopped
  • 4 roma tomatoes peeled and cored
  • 3 garlic cloves peeled and cored
  • 2 tablespoons sherry vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil plus extra for drizzling
  • 1 teaspoon Tabasco
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 small cucumber finely diced
  • 1/2 small red onion finely diced
  • 1 cup Iberian ham "taquitos"

Instructions

  • Place the cantaloupe melon, roma tomatoes, and garlic in a blender. Blend until smooth.
  • Continue blending, and slowly add the olive oil and vinegar until combined.
  • Taste, and season with salt, pepper, and Tabasco.
  • Chill in the fridge for at least 30 minutes before serving.
  • Before serving, top each bowl of gazpacho with diced cucumber, red onion, and the taquitos of ham. Drizzle with olive oil and serve.

Nutrition

Calories: 261.24kcal | Carbohydrates: 17.36g | Protein: 16.05g | Fat: 15.59g | Saturated Fat: 2.32g | Cholesterol: 22.78mg | Sodium: 896.82mg | Potassium: 646.5mg | Fiber: 2.75g | Sugar: 14.13g | Vitamin A: 5237.62IU | Vitamin C: 64.01mg | Calcium: 36.36mg | Iron: 1.19mg
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