Spicy Watermelon Gazpacho (Cold Soup)

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@thepeppercook

A no-cook, refreshing cold watermelon soup, that is healthy and has just enough spice for a hot summer's day meal. While gazpacho is a Spanish soup, the flavours in this recipe are Mexican.

2 large servings or 4 small servings
3 cups seedless watermelon ( diced about 500-600g about a third of small watermelon )
1/2 a red bell pepper ( diced )
1/2 cucumber ( peeled and roughly chopped )
1 tomato ( roughly chopped )
1 small onion ( roughly chopped )
1 jalapeño ( roughly chopped )
4 tablespoons cilantro leaves
2 tablespoons celery ( roughly chopped )
1 clove garlic ( chopped fine )
1/4 teaspoon cumin powder
1 teaspoon pomegranate molasses
1/2 teaspoon ancho chili powder
1 teaspoon salt ( or to taste )
1/4 teaspoon pepper ( freshly ground )
4 tablespoons grated paneer or crumbled feta cheese ( for garnish optional )
1 lime ( cut into wedges )

In a large bowl, combine all the ingredients except the cheese. Mix well and stir to combine.

Working in batches, transfer the ingredients to a blender and puree until smooth. Adjust salt and...
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Nutritions

Calories
186

Sodium
2523mg
105% DV

Fat
2g
4% DV

Protein
6g
12% DV

Carbs
40g
13% DV

Fiber
10g
42% DV