Total TimePrep: 10 min. + chilling
- 2 cans (14-1/2 ounces each) diced tomatoes, undrained
- 2 cups vegetable juice
- 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
- 1 garlic clove, minced
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon pepper
- 8 to 10 drops hot pepper sauce
- 1 package (6 ounces) seasoned croutons
- 1 medium cucumber, peeled and diced
- 1 medium green pepper, diced
- 1 bunch green onions with tops, sliced
- In a large bowl, combine first seven ingredients. Cover and refrigerate overnight.
- Stir well before serving; ladle into soup bowls and garnish as desired with croutons, cucumbers, peppers and green onions.
Nutrition Facts1 cup: 140 calories, 4g fat (1g saturated fat), 1mg cholesterol, 811mg sodium, 22g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 3g fiber), 4g protein.
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May 31, 2011
Thanks for jiggling my memory....I bought three English cucumbers over the weekend and wasn't sure how I'd use the other two after I tried one new recipe. Haven't made gazpacho in a couple of years....like mine icy cold and usually float an ice cube in it when serving. I, too, use the Spicy Hot V-8.
May 31, 2011
Very tasty! I added cilantro which went very well with the taste
Sep 15, 2010
I've made this with regular V-8 juice and the Spicy Hot V-8 version (I omit the added hot pepper sauce in this case). My husband prefers the spicy, but I like the regular. I also prefer not adding the salt. This is a very good gazpacho recipe.