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Bulgarian Chilled Watermelon Soup Recipe


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


  • 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)


  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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