Gazpacho is essentially a vegetable smoothie. It is a simple, yet stunning dinner party starter or a refreshing summer lunch. It is packed with vitamins and minerals and gets you well on the way to your five a day.

Prep: 15 minutes
Cooking: 0 minutes
Serves: 2

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 red onion
  • 1cm sliver of ginger, peeled
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 3 large tomatoes
  • Large slice of bread
  • 1 red pepper, deseeded
  • 1 small courgette
  • 50ml good quality olive oil
  • 1/2 - 1 red chilli
  • 3 tablespoons of red wine vinegar
  • Zest and juice of 1 lime
  • 1 teaspoon of honey
  • 600ml passata
  • 250ml good quality vegetable stock

Method

Chop the vegetables into chunks
Blend all the ingredients until smooth adding more stock or water to get the desired consistency
You can serve it immediately or keep in the fridge in an airtight container until needed (up to 24 hours)

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