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Beet and Tomato Gazpacho

6 servings


10 minutes

total time


2 slices red or white onion

1 large beet (about 6 ounces), roasted

1 small (6 ounces) cucumber or 1/2 long European cucumber peeled and coarsely chopped

2 pounds ripe tomatoes, quartered

2 sticks celery, coarsely chopped

2 large garlic cloves, halved, green germs removed

2 tablespoons sherry vinegar, plus a little extra for the onion

3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil

Salt to taste

1/2 to 1 cup ice water

1/2 cup diced cucumber

Slivered fresh mint leaves


Put the onion slices in a bowl, cover with cold water and add a few drops of vinegar. Let sit for 5 minutes while you prepare the remaining ingredients. Drain and rinse with cold water. Cut in half or into smaller pieces.

Working in two batches, blend all of the ingredients except the garnishes in a blender for 2 minutes or longer, until smooth and frothy. Transfer to a bowl or container (a metal bowl is the most efficient for chilling), thin out with more water if desired, and chill for at least 2 hours before eating. Garnish each bowl or glass with diced cucumber and slivered fresh mint leaves.


Serving Size




Total Fat

7 g

Saturated Fat

1 g

Unsaturated Fat

6 g

Trans Fat

0 g




750 mg

Total Carbohydrate

13 g

Dietary Fiber

3 g

Total Sugars

8 g


3 g

6 servings


10 minutes

total time
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