Easy Gazpacho

This cool, classic Spanish style soup is delicious even on the hottest of days. Packed with the vibrant flavors of tomatoes, cucumbers, peppers, and herbs, it’s a wonderful appetizer or veggie-rich meal accompaniment. This recipe is as easy as it gets—toss the ingredients in the blender and push the button!
Serves 4
Ingredients:
  • 1 14-5 ounce can diced tomatoes, with liquid
  • 1 medium red bell pepper, diced
  • 1 ½ persian cucumbers, sliced
  • ¼ – ½ jalapeno pepper, seed, diced (amount depends on spice preference)
  • ¼ red onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons fresh parsley or cilantro, chopped coarsely
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • ½ lemon, juiced
  • ½ tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable broth
  • Freshly ground black pepper and sea salt to taste
  • 1. Place all ingredients in a large blender or food processor container.
  • 2. Process on low just for a few seconds, to achieve a chunky texture.
  • 3. Pour into a large serving bowl and adjust seasonings as needed.
  • 4. Chill until serving time

Instructions:

  1. Place all ingredients in a large blender or food processor container.
  2. Process on low just for a few seconds, to achieve a chunky texture.
  3. Pour into a large serving bowl and adjust seasonings as needed.
  4. Chill until serving time.