Market Fresh Gazpacho

Market Gazpacho Shopping List,  about 1 quart gazpacho:

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  • About 2 pounds ripe tomatoes, cored and quartered (if you hate seeds, remove them)
  • 1/2 to 1 cucumber, peeled and chopped roughly
  • 1 medium-size sweet pepper of any color, seeded, deveined and chopped roughly
  • 1/2 medium-size red or yellow (or sweet) onion, chopped roughly
  • 1/2 jalapeno or chile pepper of choice, seeded, deveined and finely chopped
  • Handful of fresh basil leaves
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped roughly

From your pantry:

  • Juice of 1/2 lemon or 1 tablespoon sherry vinegar or red wine vinegar
  • 1 to 2 teaspoons fine sea salt

 

How to:

Blend all of the ingredients, in batches if necessary, until desired, then season with lemon, vinegar and salt. Serve at room temperature or chill for an hour to get good and cold. 

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