Spicy Chipotle Gazpacho

This soup makes a great showcase from your summer garden! Use only the freshest ingredients and remove the seeds from the vegetables.

Serves: 6Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 15 minutesDifficulty: Easy


Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • 2 large sweet onions, chopped
  • 3 medium cucumbers, peeled and chopped
  • 1½ lbs. plum tomatoes, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • ½ cup chopped cilantro
  • 1 chipotle chili pepper (canned in adobo sauce), drained and chopped
  • Zest and juice of 1 large lime
  • ¼ tsp. hot pepper sauce
  • ½ tsp. ground black pepper
  • 1½ quarts vegetable broth

Directions

  • In a large bowl, mix together all ingredients except broth. Purée all but a quarter of this mixture in a blender.
  • Add broth to puréed mixture in blender and continue to purée until smooth. To serve, ladle into serving bowls. Garnish with reserved vegetable mixture.