Gazpacho II


A delicious cold soup, perfect for spring and summer!

Prep Time:
30 mins
Additional Time:
2 hrs
Total Time:
2 hrs 30 mins
6 servings


  • 2 Roma (plum) tomatoes, quartered

  • 1 large cucumber, peeled and halved

  • 1 onion, peeled and halved

  • 1 cup green bell pepper, diced

  • 1 (4 ounce) jar diced pimento peppers, drained

  • 2 (12 fluid ounce) cans tomato juice

  • cup olive oil

  • cup red wine vinegar

  • ¼ teaspoon hot pepper sauce

  • 1 ½ teaspoons salt

  • teaspoon ground black pepper

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

  • ½ cup croutons

  • ¼ cup chopped fresh chives


  1. In a blender combine one tomato, half the cucumber, half the onion, a green bell pepper quarter, the pimento and 1/2 cup tomato juice. Blend at high speed for 30 seconds to puree the vegetables.

  2. In a large bowl mix the pureed vegetables with remaining tomato juice, 1/4 cup olive oil, vinegar, hot pepper sauce, salt and ground black pepper. Cover mixture and refrigerate until it is well chilled (about 2 hours).

  3. Meanwhile saute the croutons in oil and add the garlic; transfer to a small bowl.

  4. Place remaining chopped tomato, cucumber, onion and green bell pepper in separate bowls. Serve soup in chilled bowls, garnish with chives, and serve chopped vegetables and croutons as accompaniments.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

167 Calories
13g Fat
13g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 167
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 13g 17%
Saturated Fat 2g 9%
Sodium 941mg 41%
Total Carbohydrate 13g 5%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Total Sugars 7g
Protein 2g
Vitamin C 65mg 323%
Calcium 34mg 3%
Iron 1mg 7%
Potassium 505mg 11%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.