Gazpacho - ABC 8NEWS - WRIC | Richmond, Virginia News & Weather

Gazpacho

Makes 6 servings.

- 6 large Florida tomatoes
- 1 large cucumber, peeled, seeded and finely chopped
- 1 large green bell pepper, finely chopped
- 1 medium-size red onion, minced
- 3 tbs. red wine vinegar juice of 1/2 lemon 2 tbs. olive oil - 2 to 3 tbs. chopped fresh parsley to taste
- 2 tbs. chopped fresh basil or 2 tsp. dried salt and freshly ground pepper to taste
- Tabasco sauce to taste
- Herb croutons (optional)

Peel the tomatoes by submerging them in boiling water for 15 seconds. Remove to a colander and rinse under cold water. The skins should slip right off. Core the tomatoes and gently squeeze out the seeds. Chop half of them coarsely and puree the other half in a food processor. Combine the puree and shopped tomatoes in a large mixing bowl. Blend the remaining ingredients, except the herb croutons, with the tomatoes. Cover and refrigerate for several hours before serving. Serve chilled; garnish with herb croutons.


If you would like a thinner version or need to stretch it, add up to 2 cups tomato juice. For a seafood variation, add a small can of minced clams and their juice.

Nutritional Analysis Per Serving: 148 calories, 2 g protein, 5 g fat, 14 g carbohydrate, 20 mg sodium.
 

Courtesy of www.5aday.com

*DISCLAIMER*: The information contained in or provided through this site section is intended for general consumer understanding and education only and is not intended to be and is not a substitute for professional advice. Use of this site section and any information contained on or provided through this site section is at your own risk and any information contained on or provided through this site section is provided on an "as is" basis without any representations or warranties.
Powered by WorldNow

301 Arboretum Place, Richmond
VA, 23236

Telephone: 804.330.8888
Fax: 804.330.8881
Email: news@wric.com

Can't find something?
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Media General Communications Holdings, LLC. A Media General Company.