Gazpacho for those who prefer it mild-mannered and tame.
1 garlic clove, chopped
1 cucumber, peeled, seeded and finely sliced
4 tomatoes, peeled, seeded and quartered
1/2 cup chopped green bell pepper
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
1/2 onion, sliced
2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
3 tablespoons white wine vinegar
1/2 cup ice water
- In a blender or food processor combine chopped garlic clove, finely sliced, seeded cucumber, sliced tomatoes, chopped green bell pepper, salt, pepper, sliced onion, olive oil, white wine vinegar, and ice water.
- Cover and blend at high speed for 5 to 10 seconds, or until ingredients are finely chopped. Chill thoroughly before serving.
Makes 4 servings.