Heirloom Tomato Gazpacho

Heirloom Tomato Gazpacho
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Heirloom Tomato Gazpacho

Jennifer Fontaine

Heirloom Tomato Gazpacho

Love heirloom tomatoes? Then you'll love this recipe, which highlights their wonderful flavor. This recipe is so easy, there's no reason you can't have this staple in a pitcher in your refrigerator all summer long.

Ingredients

  • large heirloom tomatoes, diced finely
  • stalks celery, diced finely
  • small Persian cucumbers, peeled and diced finely
  • 1/4  red bell pepper, diced finely
  • clove garlic, minced
  • 2  Tablespoons  chopped red onion, diced finely
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1/3  Cup  olive oil
  • avocado, pitted, peeled, and sliced, for garnish

Directions

Combine the first 7 ingredients in the bowl of a food processor. Season with salt and pepper, to taste. Pulse the processor just a few times while adding the olive oil. Chill, then serve with sliced avocado for garnish.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
17g
24%
Saturated Fat
2g
8%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
1mg
1%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
12µg
13%
Calcium, Ca
1mg
0%
Folate, total
1µg
0%
Phosphorus, P
2mg
0%
Sodium, Na
14mg
1%

Heirloom Tomato Shopping Tip

Buying fruits in season when they are at the peak of their freshness make for great tasting food and can save you money.

Heirloom Tomato Cooking Tip

Don’t throw out your overripe fruit – instead blend into a smoothie or salad dressing, add to muffin batter, bake into a cobbler, or boil down with sugar and a little lemon juice to make jam.