Summer

Extra RedĀ Gazpacho

August  5, 2013
Author Notes

Some like it hot (by which I mean "spicey") when the tomatoes are reddest and summer heat is on. This soup is adapted from the Gazpacho recipe in The Silver Palate Cookbook. —PrairieMice

  • Makes 10 bowls.
Ingredients
  • 6 Very ripe tomatoes (seconds from the farmers' market work great)
  • 2 Large red sweet peppers
  • 1 Large red onion
  • 2 cucumbers
  • 1/2 cup Balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons to 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1.5 cups spicey V-8 Juice or similar juice
  • Pinch Cayenne
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1/2 cup chopped dill
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce (Optional).
In This Recipe
Directions
  1. Stem and coursely chop tomatoes.
  2. Stem, seed, and coursely chop peppers.
  3. Peel and rough chop red onion.
  4. Peel, seed and rough chop cucumbers.
  5. Roughtly process all vegetables in food processor.
  6. Add liquids to solids in food processors (may require two batches) and process to desired consistency.
  7. Chill at leat 4 hours. A dollp of yogurt or sour cream can be nice

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