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Basic Red Gazpacho

 
Basic Red Gazpacho
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Basic Red Gazpacho recipe

Yield

12

servings

Prep

25

min

Cook

0

min

Ready

25

min

Low Cholesterol, Cholesterol-Free, Trans-fat Free, Good source of fiber, Low Sodium
 

Ingredients

3 pounds tomatoes
ripe, roughly chopped
1 each sweet red bell peppers
or yellow, seeded, stemmed, and roughly chopped (DO NOT use green)
2 each cucumbers
pickling (kirby), and roughly , chopped
4 slices bread
white, stale, crusts removed
6 cups water
cold
1 clove garlic
large, peeled
¼ cup sherry
or good wine vinegar, (or to taste)
*
½ cup olive oil
1 x salt
*
1 x black pepper
freshly ground, to taste
*
1 x croutons
garlic flavoured, if desired
*

Directions

Mince a bit of the tomato, pepper, and cucumber for garnish, and set aside.

Soak bread in a cup of the water for 5 minutes, then squeeze out excess water.

Place bread in a blender or food processor with the remaining tomato, pepper, cucumber and water, garlic and vinegar; process until smooth, then add olive oil slowly with machine running.

Season to taste with salt and pepper and refrigerate until ready to serve.

Before serving, check seasoning again, and garnish with reserved tomato, pepper, cucumber, and garlic croutons.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 293g (10.3 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 25767% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 19g 29%
Saturated Fat 3g 13%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 137mg 6%
Total Carbohydrate 7g 7%
Dietary Fiber 4g 16%
Sugars g
Protein 8g
Vitamin A 51% Vitamin C 94%
Calcium 7% Iron 9%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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