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Cantaloupe Gazpacho




Yes, it's a thing. A wonderful thing.

If you're not familiar with what gazpacho is, then let's enlighten you... Gazpacho is a combination of blended vegetables, spices and/or fruit that is blended together and served as a chilled soup. It might not sound appealing, but I assure you, on those hot summer days it really hits the spot. The beauty is that there are SO many different ways to make gazpacho. Originally the base was typically tomato, but of course, when you love food, the world is your oyster and you can get crazy creative.
Cue in cantaloupe gazpacho.

Sweet.

Zesty.

Delicious.

Enjoy!

Cantaloupe Gazpacho

1 medium cantaloupe, peeled and cut into chunks
1 small cucumber, peeled and chopped
2 Tbsp. chopped red onion (or 3Tbsp. chopped white onion)
2 tsp kosher salt
1 Tbsp. apple cider vinegar
1/3 cup water
½ cup olive oil
Salt and pepper to taste

In a vitamix blend cantaloupe, cucumber, onion, salt, water, apple cider vinegar, and salt and pepper until smooth.
While motor is running, drizzle in the olive oil.

Serve gazpacho chilled with chopped fresh mint sprinkled on top or on the side.

Also, serving these in small cups as a "shooters" type thing would be totally adorable at a party or get together. Just sayin'.




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Also, just a little photo...

Of some beautiful radishes my friend and I pulled from my garden this afternoon!



They just make me happy, that's all.