Chilled Spiked Watermelon and Cucumber Soup


½ - 9 pound melon (about 5 cups) watermelon, cut into ¾ - 1 inch pieces, reserve 12 pieces for garnishseedless watermelon5
2 English cucumbers peeled, seeded and cut into ½ inch piecescucumber2
1 teaspoon saltsalt1
¼ teaspoon pepperpepper¼
½ cup basil, roughly choppedbasil½
¼ cup chilled vodkavodka¼
6 - ¾ - 1 inch pieces of feta cheesefeta cheese6


Place the watermelon chunks into a blender and blend. Add the cucumber, salt, pepper, basil and vodka and blend. Chill the soup for at least 3 hours until ready to serve.

Before serving, take a skewer and place one piece of leftover watermelon, one piece of feta and the another piece of watermelon.

Pour the soup into chilled bowls or martini glasses and serve with one skewer.

cook's notes

Special Equipment : 6 small skewers
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