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Easy Summer Gazpacho

Rated as 4.85 out of 5 Stars

"An easy gazpacho recipe that begins with a jar of Classico® Tomato & Basil Sauce. The fresh taste of the sauce shines through with the addition of fresh cucumber, bell peppers, tomatoes, and basil. Add as much hot sauce as you dare to create the perfect cold soup for hot summer. This recipe is also gluten free."
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3 h 15 m servings 166
Original recipe yields 4 servings (7 cups)


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  1. Combine tomato and basil sauce, water, lemon juice, sugar, hot sauce, and olive oil in a large bowl. Stir in the tomato, red and yellow bell pepper, red onion, and cucumber. Add the basil, salt, and pepper.
  2. Cover and refrigerate 2 to 3 hours to blend flavors.
  3. Stir before serving. Top with fresh chopped parsley.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 166 calories; 4.9 27.9 4.2 0 476 Full nutrition

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I enjoy cold soups, and this is a good one. Using the tomato and basil sauce as a base is a great idea because you're already starting off with something that's bold and loaded with flavor. I...

This made for a really light and healthy light lunch. It could certainly be a first course for a summer dinner or I would consider adding some shrimp and calling it dinner! Very tasty and easy...

Well done, Renee! I love cold soups and this is a keeper.. I was feeding children as well as adults so I went easy with the hot sauce and allowed folks to add at the table if they chose. I ma...


I have never made gazpacho, and since I cook for my parents who follow the pritikin plan I chose to make this. I left out the oil, sugar, and skipped the lemon juice. I microwaved the veggies ju...

No substitutions. Made recipe exactly as written. Did add shrimp as one reviewer suggested. OMGosh! Oh so delicious and super easy too. Perfect for hot summer weather. I'm already looking for...

Absolutely delicious, and SO CLEVER to use pasta sauce as the base!

Quick and easy! Lots of flavor! I added shrimp. Will definitely make it again!

This was very good. I used Cholula for the hot sauce and added celery seed and Tajin. Delicious with our tacos on this hot humid day!