Summer Fruit Gazpacho
Makes 4 servings (about 3/4 cup each) Prep time 10 minutes
4 cups (approx.) cubed ripe cantaloupe *
2 nectarines, pitted and sliced
1/4 cup white grape juice
2 Tbsp. Holland House Champagne vinegar (7% acidity)
1 Tbsp. honey
2 tsp. lime zest
Dash cayenne pepper
Chopped mint garnish
Add half the melon to a blender container, one sliced nectarine and remaining ingredients. Blend until smooth. Add remaining melon and nectarine, blending until smooth. Taste and season with additional salt, cayenne, Champagne vinegar or honey, if desired. Garnish each serving with mint.
* Half a 3-pound cantaloupe yields about 4 cups cubed.
Nutrition information per serving: 120 calories, 2g protein, 27g carb, 0.5g fat, (0g sat. fat), 0mg chol, 25mg sodium, 3g fiber
Recipe and photo by Rita Held