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Melon Gazpacho Recipe

Melon gazpacho

Published: July 29, 2017 at 10:30 am
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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
  • Easy
  • Serves 2

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

  • Gluten free
Nutrition:
HighlightNutrientUnit
low inkcal249
fat16.1g
saturates3.2g
carbs14g
sugars13.3g
fibre2.5g
protein117g
salt1.7g
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*This recipe is gluten-free according to industry standards

Ingredients

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

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