Quick Gazpacho

Chill the tomato juice and vegetables before you prepare this soup. You can substitute canned tomatoes in a pinch.

Serves: 4Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 10 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 1½ cups tomato juice
  • ½ cup peeled, seeded, and diced cucumber
  • ½ cup diced green bell pepper
  • ¼ cup chopped yellow onion
  • 2 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 2 cups seeded and chopped ripe tomatoes
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. ground black pepper
  • 4 small sprigs basil

Directions

  • Combine all the ingredients in a blender or food processor fitted with a metal blade. Process until slightly chunky.
  • Transfer to a mixing bowl sitting in an ice bath. Stir occasionally until chilled. To serve, ladle soup into small glasses and garnish with basil.

Recipe Information

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 1½ cups tomato juice
  • ½ cup peeled, seeded, and diced cucumber
  • ½ cup diced green bell pepper
  • ¼ cup chopped yellow onion
  • 2 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 2 cups seeded and chopped ripe tomatoes
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. ground black pepper
  • 4 small sprigs basil

Directions

  • Combine all the ingredients in a blender or food processor fitted with a metal blade. Process until slightly chunky.
  • Transfer to a mixing bowl sitting in an ice bath. Stir occasionally until chilled. To serve, ladle soup into small glasses and garnish with basil.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories80
Total Fat3.5g
Saturated Fat0.5g
Cholesterol0mg
Sodium550mg
Total Carbohydrate10g
Dietary Fiber2g
Sugars6g
Protein2g