Melon Gazpacho Recipe

Melon gazpacho

  • serves 2
  • Easy

This sweet melon gazpacho is a refreshing light summer meal or starter. Packed with plenty of flavour and topped with crispy parma ham, this dish has under 250 calories per serving

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*This recipe is gluten-free according to industry standards

Ingredients

  • cantaloupe melon 300g ripe, chopped
  • cherry tomatoes a handful, chopped
  • garlic 1/2 cove, crushed
  • sherry vinegar 2 tbsp
  • extra-virgin olive oil
  • Tabasco a few splashes
  • parma ham 4 slices
  • radishes a handful, finely sliced
  • cucumber 1/4, seeded and finely diced
  • spring onions 2, thinly sliced

Method

  • Step 1

    Put the melon, tomatoes and garlic in a food processor and blend until really smooth.

  • Step 2

    Stir through the sherry vinegar, 2 tbsp of extra-virgin olive oil, Tabasco and season with a little salt and black pepper.

  • Step 3

    Cover and chill in the fridge.

  • Step 4

    Add the parma ham to a cold frying pan and cook over a medium heat for 3-4 minutes, turning half way, until crisp.

  • Step 5

    Spoon the gazpacho into bowls and top with the radishes, cucumber, spring onions, crispy parma ham, a drizzle more olive oil and a few ice cubes.

Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 249
  • Fat 16.1g
  • Saturates 3.2g
  • Carbs 14g
  • Sugars 13.3g
  • Fibre 2.5g
  • Protein 117g
  • Salt 1.7g
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