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Gazpacho

Ingredients
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
butter

Directions
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.