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Gazpacho

Prep time 40 mins
Chill time 2 hrs
Yield 8 Servings
Gazpacho is a chilled tomato soup filled with other vegetables such as peppers, onions, cucumbers and green peppers. Serve it as a side dish alongside a sandwich for cool, summertime meal.

Ingredients

  • 1 English cucumber, seeded and diced
  • 4 large tomatoes, seeded and diced
  • 1 green bell pepper, seeded and diced
  • 1 red bell pepper, seeded and diced
  • 1 sweet onion (such as Vidalia), finely chopped
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/4 cup red wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 3 cups spicy mixed-vegetable juice (such as V8)
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1/4 cup chopped basil
  • 1/4 cup chopped flat-leaf parsley

Nutrition Information

  • calories 62
  • fat 1 g
  • satfat 0 g
  • protein 2 g
  • carbohydrate 13 g
  • fiber 3 g
  • cholesterol 0 mg
  • sodium 450 mg

How to Make It

  1. Mix cucumber, tomatoes, bell peppers, onion, garlic, vinegar, lime juice, vegetable juice, salt and pepper in a large bowl. Transfer half of mixture to a food processor or blender, process until smooth and return to bowl. Stir well.

  2. Stir in basil and parsley; chill for at least 2 hours to let flavors develop. Season with additional salt, if desired.