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Chilled Watermelon Soup

Yield 4 servings (serving size: 1 1/4 cups soup2tablespoons cucumber mixture)
Cool, refreshing watermelon soup is a recipe sure to beat the summer heat. A garnish of cucumber and mint adds to the chill factor.


  • 1/2 cup finely chopped seeded cucumber
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh mint
  • 6 cups cubed watermelon (about 3 pounds)
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/2 cup dry white wine
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon Tabasco sauce (optional)

How to Make It

  1. Combine cucumber and mint in a small bowl; set aside.

  2. Combine remaining ingredients in a blender or food

  3. processor; blend well.

  4. Serve well chilled. Top each serving with cucumber-mint mixture.

  5. (serving size: 1 1/4 cups soup and 2 tablespoons cucumber mixture).