Tomato-Avocado Gazpacho

Diced avocado adds delicious richness to this salad-in-a-cup. Also, be sure to use very ripe tomatoes for this recipe.

Serves: 8Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 10 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 6 large ripe tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 small red onion, chopped
  • 1 cucumber, peeled and chopped
  • 1 green pepper, seeded and chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled and chopped
  • 1 stalk celery, chopped
  • ¼ cup fresh parsley
  • ¼ cup red wine vinegar
  • ¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 tsp. Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tsp. sugar
  • 3 cups tomato juice
  • 1 large avocado, finely diced

Directions

  • Combine all ingredients except tomato juice and avocado in a blender or food processor. Pulse until puréed.
  • Strain mixture through a coarse sieve into a glass bowl or pitcher. Press to extract all the juices. Stir in the tomato juice, cover, and refrigerate until well-chilled.
  • Just before serving, dice avocado. Pour gazpacho into soup cups and garnish with diced avocado.

Recipe Information

Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 6 large ripe tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 small red onion, chopped
  • 1 cucumber, peeled and chopped
  • 1 green pepper, seeded and chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled and chopped
  • 1 stalk celery, chopped
  • ¼ cup fresh parsley
  • ¼ cup red wine vinegar
  • ¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 tsp. Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tsp. sugar
  • 3 cups tomato juice
  • 1 large avocado, finely diced

Directions

  • Combine all ingredients except tomato juice and avocado in a blender or food processor. Pulse until puréed.
  • Strain mixture through a coarse sieve into a glass bowl or pitcher. Press to extract all the juices. Stir in the tomato juice, cover, and refrigerate until well-chilled.
  • Just before serving, dice avocado. Pour gazpacho into soup cups and garnish with diced avocado.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories150
Total Fat10g
Saturated Fat1.5g
Cholesterol0mg
Sodium280mg
Total Carbohydrate14g
Dietary Fiber4g
Sugars8g
Protein3g