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Gazpacho Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Marilyn Matthews
Added: Tuesday, January 8, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 onion
1 cucumber
1 green pepper
2-4 tomatoes, depending on size
2 Tbsp olive oil
2 Tbsp vinegar
1 Tbsp sugar or sugar substitute
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp pepper

Directions:
Directions:
Cut all of the vegetables into large chunks.
Put some tomato chunks in the blender. Add the oil, vinegar, sugar, salt and pepper. Blend lightly.
Keep adding onion, cucumber, and green pepper chunks until gone. Blend lightly after each addition. Add enough tomatoes to fill the blender, and blend lightly.
Serve at room temperature or chill and serve cold.
Garnish each bowl with dollops of sour cream or unflavored yogurt. A few croutons sprinkled on top are also good.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
10 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This cold soup is really good in the summer when fresh ripe tomatoes are available.

 

 

 

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