Roasted Pepper Gazpacho

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While similar to a traditional tomato-based gazpacho, this version gets a flavor boost from roasted and fresh red bell peppers. Adding classic Spanish garnishes—cubed bread and chopped eggs—transforms this soup into a meal-in-one.

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Ingredients

  • 1 large, ripe tomato, cubed
  • 2 Tbs. olive oil
  • 1 large red bell pepper, seeded and cubed
  • 1 13.75-oz. can roasted red peppers, drained and rinsed
  • 2 to 3 Tbs. minced garlic, or to taste
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 1 cucumber, peeled and cubed
  • 1 Tbs. white wine vinegar, or to taste
  • 1 tsp. Cajun seasoning salt
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 2 hard-boiled eggs, cubed, for garnish
  • 3/4 cup garlic-seasoned croutons for garnish

Preparation

  1. Put tomato and olive oil into blender, and purée until smooth. Add all remaining ingredients—except eggs and croutons—in stages, puréeing after each addition until mixture is fairly smooth. Chill for at least 1 hour.
  2. To serve, pour soup into individual bowls, and garnish each serving with cubes of egg and croutons.

Nutrition Information

  • Serving Size: SERVES 6
  • Calories: 150
  • Carbohydrate Content: 15 g
  • Cholesterol Content: 105 mg
  • Fat Content: 8 g
  • Fiber Content: 2 g
  • Protein Content: 5 g
  • Saturated Fat Content: 1 g
  • Sodium Content: 300 mg
  • Sugar Content: 6 g