Herby White Gazpacho

This take on gazpacho replaces the tomato with melon or grapes for a sweeter taste and gets its silky texture from Marcona almonds. If you can't find them, use skinless almonds and add 1 tablespoon oil and a pinch more salt.

Prep Time:
25 mins
Additional Time:
2 hrs
Total Time:
2 hrs 25 mins
12 servings


  • 3 ½ cups chopped peeled English cucumbers (about 2 large), divided

  • 3 cups chopped ripe honeydew melon or white grapes

  • 1 ½ cups Marcona almonds, divided

  • 1 ½ cups low-sodium vegetable broth

  • 3/4 cup white grape or apple juice

  • 1 large shallot, chopped

  • 1 ½ tablespoons chopped fresh mint plus 1 1/2 teaspoons, divided

  • 4 teaspoons chopped fresh dill, divided

  • ½ cup extra-virgin olive oil

  • 3 tablespoons cider vinegar

  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt

  • ¾ teaspoon ground white pepper


  1. Combine 3 cups cucumber, melon (or grapes), 1 1/4 cups almonds, broth, juice, shallot, 1 1/2 tablespoons mint and 3 teaspoons dill in a blender. Pulse until you get a coarse paste, then process until very smooth. With the motor running, slowly add oil. Add vinegar, salt and pepper; process on high for 1 minute. Transfer to a large bowl, cover and refrigerate until chilled, at least 2 hours and up to 2 days.

  2. Just before serving, chop the remaining 1/4 cup almonds and combine in a small bowl with the remaining 1/2 cup cucumber, 1 1/2 teaspoons mint and 1 teaspoon dill; mix well. Serve the gazpacho topped with the cucumber mixture.


To make ahead: Refrigerate for up to 2 days.

Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin C (21% daily value)

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

230 Calories
18g Fat
13g Carbs
4g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 230
% Daily Value *
Total Carbohydrate 13g 5%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Total Sugars 6g
Protein 4g 7%
Total Fat 18g 23%
Saturated Fat 2g 12%
Vitamin A 110IU 2%
Vitamin C 13mg 14%
Folate 15mcg 4%
Sodium 226mg 10%
Calcium 13mg 1%
Iron 0mg 2%
Magnesium 10mg 2%
Potassium 159mg 3%

Nutrition information is calculated by a registered dietitian using an ingredient database but should be considered an estimate.

* Daily Values (DVs) are the recommended amounts of nutrients to consume each day. Percent Daily Value (%DV) found on nutrition labels tells you how much a serving of a particular food or recipe contributes to each of those total recommended amounts. Per the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the daily value is based on a standard 2,000 calorie diet. Depending on your calorie needs or if you have a health condition, you may need more or less of particular nutrients. (For example, it’s recommended that people following a heart-healthy diet eat less sodium on a daily basis compared to those following a standard diet.)

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a special diet for medical reasons, be sure to consult with your primary care provider or a registered dietitian to better understand your personal nutrition needs.

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