Papaya Gazpacho

recipe
Serve this gazpacho in nonbreakable, plastic stemware for a refreshing soup sipper. Coat the rims in salt by dipping them first in lime juice.

Yield:

Makes 8 cups

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 15 Minutes
Chill Time: 4 Hours

Ingredients

3 cups tomato juice
3 cups pineapple juice
1 cup chopped fresh papaya or mango
1 cup finely chopped avocado (about 1 1/2 avocados)
2/3 cup chopped yellow bell pepper
2/3 cup chopped yellow tomatoes
3 tablespoons fresh lime juice (2 limes)
4 teaspoons chopped fresh mint
1 teaspoon sea salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
Lime juice (optional)
Sea salt (optional)
Hot sauce (optional)

Preparation

1. Pulse first 10 ingredients in blender until smooth, stopping to scrape down sides. Cover and chill at least 4 hours.

2. Dip rims of margarita glasses in lime juice, and dip rims in sea salt to coat, if desired. Serve chilled soup in prepared glasses; serve with hot sauce, if desired.