Pineapple-Cucumber Gazpacho

Pineapple-Cucumber Gazpacho
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Pineapple-Cucumber Gazpacho
Whole Foods Market

Pineapple-Cucumber Gazpacho

Sweet-tart pineapple adds a nice balance to a classic gazpacho. A garnish of macadamia nuts lends body and richness to this fresh, cooling soup.

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4
Servings
562
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 3 Cups chopped pineapple
  • 3 Cups chopped, seeded, and peeled cucumber
  • 1 1/2 Cup pineapple juice
  • 3 Tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 Tablespoon lime juice
  • 1 jalapeño, halved and seeded
  • 1/2 Teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 Cup thinly sliced scallions, white parts only
  • 2 Tablespoons finely chopped macadamia nuts, for garnish
  • 2 Tablespoons finely chopped cilantro, for garnish

Directions

Put the pineapple, cucumber, pineapple juice, oil, lime juice, jalapeño, and salt into a blender and purée until smooth. Add the scallions and purée just until combined. Transfer the soup to a bowl, cover with plastic wrap, and chill for at least 2 hours. Ladle the soup into bowls and garnish with the macadamia nuts and cilantro.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
31g
44%
Sugar
11g
12%
Saturated Fat
16g
67%
Cholesterol
90mg
30%
Carbohydrate, by difference
36g
28%
Protein
38g
83%
Vitamin A, RAE
49µg
7%
Vitamin B-12
3µg
100%
Vitamin B-6
1mg
77%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
13mg
17%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
2µg
2%
Calcium, Ca
52mg
5%
Choline, total
22mg
5%
Fiber, total dietary
3g
12%
Folate, total
24µg
6%
Iron, Fe
6mg
33%
Magnesium, Mg
71mg
22%
Manganese, Mn
1mg
56%
Niacin
9mg
64%
Pantothenic acid
1mg
20%
Phosphorus, P
360mg
51%
Selenium, Se
35µg
64%
Sodium, Na
2009mg
100%
Water
318g
12%
Zinc, Zn
7mg
88%

Pineapple Shopping Tip

Buying fruits in season when they are at the peak of their freshness make for great tasting food and can save you money.

Pineapple Cooking Tip

Don’t throw out your overripe fruit – instead blend into a smoothie or salad dressing, add to muffin batter, bake into a cobbler, or boil down with sugar and a little lemon juice to make jam.