Chilled Watermelon Soup (The Best Watermelon Gazpacho Recipe)

Here is the best watermelon gazpacho recipe you will ever make! This chilled watermelon soup is so easy to make, refreshing, and does not require a ton of ingredients! If you love watermelon, you are going to enjoy this watermelon soup with fresh mint during the hot summer days ahead!

Watermelon is one of my favorite summer fruits so you’re gonna see a lot of watermelon recipes coming your way the next few weeks.

I love taking a whole watermelon with me to the river and letting it cool in the water before cutting it open. We do this every year and the kids anticipate the opening part but I love how refreshing it is!

With this watermelon gazpacho however, you have a savory sweet taste which may not be everyone’s cup of tea but it’s a great way to get a ton of vitamins and mineral in your diet during summer.

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Why You’ll Love This Watermelon Soup

It’s easy to make, just throw all of your ingredients into a blender, blend, garnish, chill and serve!

Best for summer heat – this soup is packed with water which makes it great for keeping you refreshed and hydrated on a hot summer day.  

It’s packed with vitamins and minerals – yep, you’ll get a good amount of antioxidants from just one serving of this soup! It’s also a great source of fiber, lycopene, and beta-carotene!

Very filling – you can have this soup as a starter, an appetizer and even as a snack, it’s extremely filling and great for most diet plans.

chilled watermelon soup ingredients

Chilled Watermelon Soup Recipe

Ingredients for 3 servings | Total time: 5 minutes + 1-2 hours for chilling

  • 3 cups of watermelon (remove seeds)
  • 1 large cucumber (chopped)
  • 1 small onion (chopped)
  • 1 small bell pepper (remove seeds)
  • 1 small jalapeno (remove seeds)
  • 3 medium tomatoes (remove seeds)
  • 1 garlic clove (peeled)
  • 1/4 cup of fresh mint leaves
  • 1/2 tablespoon of lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon of red vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons of organic virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon of salt
  • a pinch of black pepper

How To Make Watermelon Soup

Add the watermelon, tomatoes, jalapeno, bell pepper, onion, garlic, cucumber, and mint leaves, to a blender and blend until creamy.

how to make chilled watermelon soup

Next add in 1 tablespoon of olive oil, vinegar, lemon juice, salt, and pepper and blend for a few seconds. Pour into serving bowls and chill for a few hours.

When you are ready to serve, garnish with some chopped cucumbers, watermelon, onions and a sprig of mint! Enjoy with a straw or a spoon.

Chilled Watermelon Soup Nutrition Facts

Each serving of this soup has | 117 calories | 2.3g total fat | 0.5g saturated fat | 0mg cholesterol | 406mg sodium | 22.2g total carbs | 4.6g dietary fiber | 14.3g total sugars | 3.4g protein | 59mg calcium | 2mg iron | 668mg potassium | These facts are based on a 2000-calorie diet.


You can substitute the onions for green onions, it’s bring out a slightly fresher taste to the gazpacho but make sure to use only the white part of the green onions.

You could also omit the garlic all together and use only lemon juice instead of red wine vinegar. Other than that, I’ve haven’t tried this recipe with other ingredients yet but I’ll update this section as soon as I do.

Can You Freeze Watermelon Soup?

Yes you can freeze watermelon soup, simply transfer your soup (without the garnish) into a freezer safe container with a lid and freeze for up to 3 months. To thaw the gazpacho, simply throw it in the fridge overnight and enjoy it the next day.

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