Cooking Corner: Watermelon Gazpacho

Tuesday, June 14th 2022, 1:41 pm
By: News On 6

TULSA, Oklahoma -

Welcome to the Cooking Corner in the Air Comfort Solutions Kitchen.

On Tuesday at noon, Chef Joseph Fistrovich from Montereau showed us how to make Watermelon Gazpacho.

Recipe from “Chef Joseph,” 

Joseph Fistrovich, Executive Chef

Watermelon Gazpacho


  1. 4 cups diced seedless watermelon, divided
  2. 1 tablespoon lime ​zest
  3. 2 tablespoons ​fresh lime juice
  4. 1 teaspoon salt, more to taste
  5. 1 to 2 cloves garlic, minced
  6. 1 cup diced ripe tomato
  7. 1 cup diced seedless cucumber, peeled if desired
  8. 1/2 cup diced orange or yellow bell pepper
  9. 3 tablespoons minced red onion
  10. 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar, or red wine vinegar
  11. 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  12. 1 tablespoon finely chopped jalapeño pepper, optional
  13. Freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  14. 2 tablespoons minced cilantro, dill, or parsley, whole sprigs for garnish, if desired
  15. Pinch sugar
  16. Lime wedges, (optional)


  1. Purée 3 cups of the watermelon. 
  2. Transfer to a large bowl, and add the lime zest and juice, salt, garlic, tomato, cucumber, bell pepper, onion, vinegar, oil, jalapeno, 
  3. If using, add ground pepper, herbs, and sugar.
  4. Toss and enjoy!