Cucumber Gazpacho


Cool and refreshing Cucumber Gazpacho really hits the spot on those hot summer days, and couldn't be easier to prepare!

Cucumber Gazpacho: Veggies First Then Dessert


While gazpacho is normally made with tomatoes as the main ingredient, this version uses garden fresh cucumbers, for a unique twist on the traditional recipe.

Don't let how easy this recipe is fool you, it is BIG on flavor. Refreshing cucumbers are blended with creamy avocado, green onion, fresh herbs, the tang of lime juice, and a touch of olive oil to bring it all together. You're rewarded with a deliciously light and refreshing soup, that wont weigh you down on those hot summer days.

Veggies First Then Dessert: Cucumber Gazpacho


How do you make Cucumber Gazpacho?

It's super easy, here’s what you’ll need:

  • Cucumber 
  • Avocado
  • Green Onion
  • Garlic
  • Basil & Parsley
  • Lime
  • Olive oil
  • Vegetable Broth or Water
  • Salt and Pepper

This soup is tangy, creamy, light, refreshing and so easy to make. Just toss everything in a bender, process until smooth, then let it chill in the refrigerator for a couple hours. Enjoy for lunch with some crusty bread, or as an appetizer for dinner.

Veggies First Then Dessert - Cucumber Gazpacho


Make this soup dinner party worthy, by pouring it into small jars or tall shot glasses, and serving as an appetizer.

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Printable recipe

Cucumber Gazpacho

Ingredients

2 medium sized cucumbers, peeled, seeded, and chopped
1/2 avocado
1 green onion, chopped
1 clove garlic, chopped
2 tablespoons chopped basil
2 tablespoons chopped parsley
Juice of 1 lime
1 tablespoon olive oil
1/8 teaspoon salt, or to taste
Fresh ground black pepper, to taste
1/4 - 1/2 cup vegetable broth or water

Directions

Place cucumber, avocado, green onion, garlic, basil, parsley, lime juice, olive oil, salt and pepper, and 1/4 cup of broth or water in a high speed blender, and blend until smooth. Add the other 1/4 cup of broth or water if needed, to reach your desired consistency.
Taste for seasoning, adding more salt and pepper if needed, then chill in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours before serving.
Garnish with cucumber slices and fresh basil.

Serves 2


Veggies First Then Dessert: Chilled Cucumber Gazpacho


NOTES

  • Store soup in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • English cucumbers can be substituted.


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Cucumber Gazpacho - Veggies First Then Dessert

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10 Comments

10 comments:

  1. What a delightful balance of light and luscious! Looks so tempting.

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  2. Light, creamy, fresh, and healthy! What more could you ask for? This sounds so refreshing!

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  3. That looks totally refreshing! It looks delicious!

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  4. What a wonderful, refreshing soup on a hot summer day.

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    1. It definitely helps cool you down on a hot day.

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  5. What a beautiful and refreshing gazpacho!

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