Farmers Market Gazpacho

  • 2 cucumber (diced into 1/4 inch pieces)
  • 3 red bell pepper (seeded and diced into 1/4 inch pieces)
  • 3 green pepper (seeded and diced into 1/4 inch pieces)
  • 4 celery stalks (diced into 1/4 inch pieces)
  • 2 tomatoes (diced into 1/4 inch pieces)
  • 2 lemons
  • 2 cups tomato juice, low-sodium
  • 3 garlic clove (fresh minced)
  • 1 tablespoon cumin (ground)
  • 1 cup cilantro (fresh chopped)
  • salt and pepper (to taste, optional)

1. Combine all ingredients except salt, pepper and lemons in a bowl.
2. Remove 2 cups of the mixture and reserve.
3. Using a blender or food processor, puree the remaining mixture in the bowl.
4. Add 2 cups of reserved mixture to the pureed mixture.
5. Season with salt, pepper (optional) and the juice from the lemons.
6. Cover mixture and refrigerate for at least 2 hours before serving.
7. Serve cold, garnished with chopped cilantro.

Source: http://recipefinder.nal.usda.gov/recipes/farmers-market-gazpacho