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Bulgarian Chilled Watermelon Soup Recipe

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Watermelon Soup

Watermelon Soup

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This no-cook recipe for Bulgarian chilled watermelon soup can be creamed with buttermilk or Bulgarian yogurt and is refreshing on a hot day.

Makes 6 servings of Bulgarian Chilled Watermelon Soup

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Total Time: 20 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 6 cups very cold watermelon juice made from ripe seedless watermelon
  • 1 3/4 cups buttermilk or Bulgarian-style plain yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon gin (optional)
  • 1/2 teaspoon rose water (optional)
  • Salt to taste
  • Watermelon balls and chopped mint or mint sprigs for garnish (optional)

Preparation:

  1. Combine watermelon juice, buttermilk or yogurt, rose water Compare Prices, and salt until smooth. Chill for several hours.

  2. Ladle soup into chilled bowls or iced-tea glasses and garnish with melon balls and chopped or sprigged mint, if desired.

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