Recipe

Refreshing Green Gazpacho

Ingredients

Quantity

Ingredient

1

Medium avocado – flesh cut into chunks

2-3

Basil leaves, fresh

½ – 1

Jalapeno (or can be optional), seeded and coarsely chopped

1 cup

Baby spinach leaves

1 stalk

Celery, coarsely chopped

1 clove

Garlic, crushed

2 tbsp

Red wine vinegar

1 tbsp

Honey

2

Ice cubes
Water as needed
Coarse salt – to taste
Freshly ground pepper – to taste

 

Instruction

  1. Combine all of the ingredients up to and including the ice cubes in a blender or food processor. Puree until smooth.
  2. Add a little water if it is too thick – do this by tsps. at a time to avoid over-thinning.
  3. Season with some or all of the pepper, vinegar, salt, more Jalapeno to taste.
  4. Refrigerate until cold.
  5. When serving – garnish with a dollop of Greek-style yogurt and a couple of drops of olive oil.

 

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