Soups

Tomatillo, Cucumber, and Honeydew Gazpacho with Crab Salad

  • 0:20 TIME
  • 10 portions

Preparation

Ingredients

Cucumbers, unpeeled, washed and halved

2 lbs

Tomatillos, husked

2 lbs

Honeydew melon, diced

4 cups
Garlic cloves, peeled2 each

Minor’s GreenLeaf Cilantro Pesto Gluten Free

1 cup

Minor's Fire Roasted Poblano Flavor Concentrate

2 Tbsp.

Olive oil2 Tsp.

Salt

to taste
Rice vinegar1/2 cup
Water1 cup
  
Jumbo lump crabmeat2 cups

Honeydew melon, brunoise

1/2 cup

Lime zest

2 tsp.

Cucumber, unpeeled, brunoise

1/2 cup

Red onion, pickled, brunoise

1/4 cup

 

Method

  1. In a blender, combine the cucumbers, tomatillos, diced honeydew melon, onion, garlic, cilantro pesto, poblano flavor concentrate, olive oil, salt, rice vinegar, and water.
  2. Blend the gazpacho ingredients until smooth. Season with salt to taste. Adjust consistency with water.
  3. Transfer to a bowl, cover, and refrigerate for at least 2 hours and up to overnight.
  4. In a medium bowl, fold together the crabmeat, honeydew melon brunoise, lime zest, cucumber brunoise, and red onions.
  5. To plate gazpacho, arrange crab salad in a semicircle shape on the edge of bowl. Ladle the gazpacho around the crab salad.

Serving Suggestions/Variations

Substitute grilled shrimp for the crab salad.