YIELDS: 4 Servings PREP TIME: 10 mins COOK TIME: 7 mins TOTAL TIME: 17 mins

Sweet, cool, and refreshing, this Grilled Tomatillo Gazpacho with Watermelon and Grapes is filled with healthy ingredients and perfect for a hot summer day!


1 lb tomatillos, skins removed 
8 slices ripe watermelon 
½ cup green seedless grapes 
½ jalapeño, seeds removed 
3 tbsp olive oil, divided 
2 cucumbers, seeds removed and roughly chopped 
2 shallots, peeled and roughly chopped 
2 cloves garlic, peeled
¼ cup fresh basil 
¼ cup fresh cilantro 
¼ cup fresh Italian parsley 
1 ½ tsp apple cider vinegar 
2 tbsp dry sherry 
Juice of ½ a lime 
½ tsp chili lime salt (I used Tajin
¼ tsp ground coriander 
¼ tsp white pepper 

Optional Garnishes
Minced watermelon 
Minced shallots
Minced cucumber 
Halved cherry tomatoes
Grilled corn kernels 
Crème fraiche 
Chopped fresh herbs 
Drizzle of olive oil 

Cutting board 


  1. Preheat grill to medium heat. 
  2. Brush the tomatillos, watermelon, grapes, and jalapeño with olive oil and grill for 5-7 minutes, until light grill marks form. 
  3. Remove from the grill and allow to cool completely. 
  4. Remove the watermelon from the rind and cube - you need about 4 cups. 
  5. Place all ingredients except for the garnishes in a blender or food processor and blend until smooth. 
  6. Taste and adjust seasoning, if necessary. 
  7. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours before serving. 
  8. Serve in chilled bowls and top with desired garnishes. Enjoy!

Kick it up a notch - Add some Tequila for the best cocktail you've ever had!