Gazpacho

What more could you want on a hot summers day than a refreshing Gazpacho soup! The perfect starter to serve on a sultry evening. Made using all raw vegetables, this soup is extremely nutritious and only takes 5 minutes max to make! Tomatoes are one of the richest sources of lycopene, the potent age-defying antioxidant that gives fruit and vegetables their red colour!

Ingredients

  • 1 cucumber peeled
  • 2 Red Peppers – deseeded
  • 750 grams vine ripe tomatoes
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 2 spring onions
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • Salt and pepper
  • To Serve – Chilli flakes, extra virgin olive oil and coriander to serve

Method –

  1. Peel and chop up the cucumber, deseed the red peppers and placec in a high speed blender with the remaining ingredients
  2. Blend on high for a about 3 minutes until nice and smooth
  3. Place in the fridge and allow to cool for at least an hour before serving
  4. To serve, pour the gazpacho into a nice bowl and top with chilli flakes, a drizzle or extra virgin olive oil, crispy bread and coriander.
  5. Enjoy!
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Lucy Thomson

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My name is Lucy Thomson and I have a huge passion for all things health, fitness, food & nutrition!

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