Garden Almond Gazpacho
A refreshing purée of garden fresh vegetables, toasted almonds, lime juice, vegetable juice and herbs served chilled topped with a dollop of plain yogurt.
3 cups vegetable juice (such as V-8)
1 cucumber, peeled, seeded and diced
1 green bell pepper, seeded and diced
1 tomato, seeded and chopped
1/2 cup sliced green onion
1/4 cup toasted slivered almonds
2 tablespoons lime juice
1 teaspoon dried basil
1 teaspoon dried dillweed
Plain yogurt* for accompaniment
- In a food processor or blender, combine vegetable juice, diced cucumber, diced green bell pepper, chopped tomato, sliced green onions, slivered almonds, lime juice, basil, and dillweed; process until mixed. Chill.
- Serve with topped with a dollop of yogurt.
Makes 6 servings.
*Sour cream or crème fraîche may be used, instead.