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Easy Summer Gazpacho

Rated as 4.81 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...

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...

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...

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...


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

It turned out pretty well, I added in some balsamic vinegar and white vinegar to give it that authentic tangy flavor and it was fantastic.

Second time for this cornucopia of taste! Loved so much mad it again but went a bit overboard with adding celery and finely chopped lg avocado. For the hot sauce I used Tiger Sauce.

Made this for a 4th of July cookout; it had been a very warm day with cooling evening breezes. This Gazpacho hits the spot, hot and cold at the same time and was a hit. I added an extra tablespo...