Posts tagged: gazpacho


1/4 c. olive oil
2 cup tomato juice
2 Tbsp. lemon juice
3-4 dashes Tabasco
1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
1 teaspoon salt
1 lb. can tomatoes, including juice
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1/4 c. chopped onions
1 green pepper, finely diced
1 chopped celery
1 1/4 cup. beef stock
1 cucumber, finely chopped
2-3 slices white bread
dash garlic powder

1. Whisk together olive oil, lemon juice and garlic powder. Set aside.

2. In blender, puree tomatoes, onions, celery and stock.

3. Stir into a large bowl.

4. Blend together tomato juice, Tabasco, salt, pepper and lemon juice.

5. Combine with other mixture. Chill at least 4 – 5 hours.

6. Taste and adjust seasoning.

7. Cut bread into small squares, and lightly sauté in butter and a little garlic powder.

To serve, put a mound of cucumber and green pepper and a few croutons on top of the soup in each bowl.