Gazpacho is a cold Spanish tomato-based raw vegetable soup, originating in the southern region of Andalusia. Gazpacho is widely consumed throughout Spain, neighboring Portugal (where it is known as gazpacho) and parts of Latin America. Gazpacho is mostly consumed during the summer months, due to its refreshing qualities.
3 cups fresh vegetable juice or no-salt-added organic vegetable juice cocktail
1 cucumber, chunked
1 green bell pepper, chunked
1 tomato, chunked
1/2 cup sliced green onions
1/4 cup plumped almonds chopped
2 Tbs lime juice
1 Tbs chopped fresh basil
1 Tbs chopped fresh dill weed
1 cup plain nonfat yogurt
- transitional - or 2/3 cup soft tofu with 1 tbls lemon juice (mixed)as a substitute for the yogurt.
Combine all ingredients, except yogurt (or tofu mix), in food processor
or blender; process until soup is mixed, but vegetables
are chunky. Chill thoroughly.
Ladle soup into bowls.
Add a dollop of yogurt (or tofu mix) to serve
Special Diet: Gluten Free, Vegetarian, Low Sodium, Low Fat, High Fibre, High Omega Fats, Diabetic - Low Carb