Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 8 cups finely diced seedless watermelon, (about 6 pounds with the rind) (see Tip)

  2. 1 medium cucumber, peeled, seeded and finely diced

  3. 1/2 red bell pepper, finely diced

  4. 1/4 cup chopped fresh basil

  5. 1/4 cup chopped flat-leaf parsley

  6. 3 tablespoons red-wine vinegar

  7. 2 tablespoons minced shallot

  8. 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil

  9. 3/4 teaspoon salt

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Mix watermelon, cucumber, bell pepper, basil, parsley, vinegar, shallot, oil and salt in a large bowl. Puree 3 cups of the mixture in a blender or food processor to the desired smoothness; transfer to another large bowl. Puree another 3 cups and add to the bowl. Stir in the remaining diced mixture. Serve at room temperature or chilled.


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