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Healthy Gazpacho Recipe

Healthy Gazpacho Recipe

Healthy vegetables are the basis of this cold, tasty soup. For a spicier version, use spicy V8 juice.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

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

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the tomatoes, green pepper, cucumber and onion. In another large bowl, combine the tomato juice, oregano, basil, salt, garlic, pepper and hot pepper sauce; pour over vegetables. Cover and refrigerate for at least 4 hours or overnight. Sprinkle with chives and yellow pepper if desired. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1-1/2 cups soup (calculated without yellow pepper) equals 80 calories, 1 g fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 797 mg sodium, 18 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 3 g protein.