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Healthy Gazpacho for 2 Recipe

Healthy Gazpacho for 2 Recipe

Healthy vegetables are the basis of this tasty chilled soup. We recommend using spicy V-8 juice for a spicier version.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling YIELD:2 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 medium tomatoes, seeded and chopped
  • 1/2 small green pepper, chopped
  • 1/3 cup chopped peeled cucumber
  • 1/3 cup chopped red onion
  • 1-1/3 cups reduced-sodium tomato juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 small garlic clove, minced
  • Dash pepper
  • Dash hot pepper sauce
  • 1 tablespoon minced chives
  • Chopped sweet yellow pepper, optional

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the tomatoes, green pepper, cucumber and onion. In another bowl, combine the tomato juice, oregano, basil, salt, garlic, pepper and pepper sauce; pour over vegetables.
  • 2. Cover and refrigerate for at least 4 hours or overnight. Just before serving, sprinkle with chives and, if desired, yellow pepper. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1-1/2 cups equals 81 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 252 mg sodium, 17 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 3 g protein. Diabetic Exchange: 1 starch.