Lunch: Keep hunger pangs away with these healthy and delicious dishes! 150 calories and under. Lose weight the 5:2 way. This healthy recipe is featured in the lunch section of the new 5:2 Starter's Guide to The 2-Day Diet. The book provides a selection of over 100 tasty recipes that meet the daily 500 calorie allotment for the 2 days of intermittent fasting, as required by the 5:2 Diet.
2 1/2 lbs really ripe tomatoes, roughly chopped
1 medium red pepper, seeded and roughly chopped
1 medium green pepper, seeded and roughly chopped
1/2 small red onion, chopped
1 garlic clove, chopped
1 red chile, deseeded and finely chopped (optional)
1/2 cucumber, seeded and roughly chopped
1 thick slice sourdough bread
Salt and pepper
1-2 tbsp aged sherry vinegar
1 tbsp chopped mint or parsley, to garnish
1 tsp olive oil
How to Make It
Place first 8 ingredients in food processor, reserving a handful of cucumber to garnish. Blend until smooth. Season to taste. Stir in the sherry vinegar. Chill for at least 1 hour.
Pour into bowls, and garnish with reserved cucumber and mint or parsley. Drizzle 1/4 tsp olive oil over each bowl of gazpacho, and serve immediately.
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