Gorgeous Gazpacho

Sherry Peyton

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@SherryPeyton

I love tomatoes and summer, so this recipe is one of my favorites. I hope you might like it too. If you do, see more of my recipes at mybestcookbook.wordpress.com


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Serves:

8

Prep:

40 Min

Ingredients

2-3 lb
tomatoes, peeled, seeded and diced
2 c
tomato juice
3-4 clove
garlic, peeled
2
cucumbers (6 in a piece)
2-3
jalapenos, seeded
1 c
beef or chicken stock
1/2 c
fresh basil, julienned
1/4 c
evoo
1/3 c
roasted red pepper
1/3 c
red onion
3 slice
bread
1 tsp
each, cumin, salt, pepper
1/3 c
sour cream or regular heavy cream
1/4 c
red wine vinegar

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Peel, seed and dice the tomatoes and place in a large bowl.
2
Add garlic, one cucumber (peeled and seeded), the chiles (seeded if desired), and red onion to a blender and puree
3
Add puree to the tomatoes.
4
Dice the other cucumber and add the tomato mixture. Add chopped red pepper and basil as well.
5
Add bread to the blender with the tomato juice and puree. Add to the tomato mixture.
6
Add the oil, vinegar and spices. Mix well. Add as much stock as you desire to reach the consistency you wish. Add the cream and mix.
7
Refrigerate for several hours to chill thoroughly.
8
NOTE: to really make this special as an appetizer soup for an important occasion, float tiny cooked shrimp around the perimeter of the bowl and place a smidgen of caviar in the center of each.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Soups
Other Tag: Healthy
Hashtags: #chiles, #tomatoes