Chilled Watermelon-Mint Soup

This recipe is based on a classic salad created by the eminent French chef, Jacques Pépin.

May 9, 2011 | | Food | Recipes | Soups

Chilled Watermelon-Mint Soup

Recipe submitted by: Jennifer Clark

Type

Soup

This recipe is based on a classic salad created by the eminent French chef, Jacques Pépin. As a bonus, watermelon is rich in lycopene, a phytochemical that helps protect against sun damage. A sweeter wine, such as Riesling or Gewürztraminer, is recommended for this soup.

Ingredients

  • 10 cups watermelon, cubed with seeds removed
  • 2 medium cucumbers, peeled and sliced with most of the seeds removed
  • 10 mint leaves
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • tsp salt
  • 2 tsp hot pepper of your choice, chopped
  • Feta cheese

Instructions

  1. Place all ingredients in a blender or food processor and purée.
  2. Place in refrigerator and serve chilled, with crumbled feta cheese on top.

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