Kristi Whitley

Healthy Living

Chunky Gazpacho

This chilled soup will keep in the refrigerator for several days and is great for hot summer days!

Prep time 20-40 minutes

Chilling time 3-4 hours

Serves 10

4 cups tomato juice
2 cups peeled, seeded and chopped tomatoes
1 cup chopped cucumber
½ cup chopped red onion
½ cup chopped celery
½ cup corn kernels
½ cup chopped green pepper
¼ cup chopped green onions
¼ cup chopped zucchini
¼ cup chopped green chilies (canned)
¼ cup chopped fresh parsley
¼ cup chopped cilantro
1-2 cloves garlic, minced
2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
2 tablespoons lime juice
1 tablespoon hot sauce

Combine all the ingredients in a large bowl. Cover and chill for several hours before serving.

Hint: Use a food processor to prepare the ingredients to save time. Also, puree half the ingredients and chop the rest for flavor and presentation.