Chilled watermelon soup

Prep 15 min
Total 2 hours 15 min
Serves 4

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Ingredients

2-kg
yellow or red seedless watermelon
1 tbsp
granulated sugar
1/2 cup
chopped fresh mint, divided
1/4 cup
1/4 cup
sweet white wine, such as moscato (optional)
1 pint

Instructions

  • CUT watermelon in half. Scoop out 20 balls of watermelon with melon baller. Stir balls with sugar in a medium bowl. Refrigerate until ready to use.
  • PEEL remaining watermelon and coarsely chop. You should have about 15 cups. Purée chopped watermelon with ⅓ cup mint and lemon juice in a blender until smooth. Strain purée through a fine-mesh sieve. The liquid that flows through should be clear. Do not push watermelon down. Discard pulp. Refrigerate until cold, about 2 hours. Stir in wine. Divide among 4 bowls. Divide blueberries among bowls and top each with 5 reserved watermelon balls. Sprinkle with remaining 2 tbsp mint.

 

Nutrition

Calories 143, Protein 3 g, Carbohydrates 36 g, Fat 1 g, Fibre 3 g, Sodium 9 mg. Excellent source of vitamin C

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