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Recipe: Not Your Traditional Gazpacho

imagePhoto: Joana Mendes, Honest Cooking

I’ve been a fan of fruit and vegetable-like-fruit combinations ever since I tried Kim Barnouin’s Watermelon and Heirloom Tomato Salad, from her Ultimate Everyday Cookbook.

In that spirit, here are two non-traditional takes on gazpacho - the cooling summer “soup” that packs a lot of flavor just from the use of good, whole ingredients.

Joana Mendes, on her Watermelon Gazpacho:

If you’re looking for a summery and refreshing soup I encourage you to give this one a try – the sweet flavor of the watermelon is balanced with the addition of tomatoes, cucumber and onion, making for a delicate and light soup.

And, from Christy Morgan’s new Blissful Bites cookbook, a refreshingly unexpected recipe for Pineapple-Cucumber Gazpacho.

Both are excellent reasons to use your new BFF.

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