Summer Gazpacho

The perfect chilled summer soup, laced with crisp vegetables. Make as spicy as you like.


2 large ripe tomatoes

1 large seedless cucumber, peeled and halved

1 medium onion, peeled and halved

1/4 cup roasted red bell peppers, chopped, available in jars

3 cups tomato juice

1/2 cup fresh cilantro, chopped

1/3 cup red wine vinegar

1/4 cup olive oil


1/2 teaspoon hot pepper sauce, or to taste

Honey Tips

How Honey is Made

To make honey, bees drop the collected nectar into the honeycomb and then evaporate it by fanning their wings.


Serves: 6Place one ripe tomato, half of the cucumber, half of the onion and the chopped roasted peppers in a food processor or blender. Process until smooth. Transfer to a large bowl. Stir in tomato juice and cilantro. Dice the remaining tomato, cucumber and onion. Add to soup.In a small bowl, whisk together red wine vinegar, oil and honey. Stir into soup. Season with hot pepper sauce, salt and pepper. Chill soup before serving.