Cooking Utensils

Cutting Knife, Blender, Large Bowl, Mixing Spoon 

Prep Time

15 Minutes

Cook Time

2 hours

Too hot outside but craving soup? Try this cold, veggie soup seasoned with garlic, cumin, and lime juice. 

Health Information

Basic Nutrition

Recipe makes approximately 4-6 servings

Food Group Servings

Accordion Content






2 cucumbers, diced into 1/4 inch pieces

3 red bell peppers, seeded and dice into 1/4 inch pieces

3 green peppers, 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

1 medium onion, diced into 1/4 inch pieces

2 lemons

2 cups tomato juice, low sodium

2 cloves of garlic

1 tablespoon ground cumin

1 cup of cilantro


  • salt and pepper (to taste, optional)


Step 1:

Combine all ingredients except salt, pepper, and lemons in a bowl. Remove 2 cups of the mixture and reserve.

Step 2:

Using a blender or food processor, puree the remaining mixture in the bowl.

Step 3:

Add the 2 cups of reserved mixture to the pureed mixture. Season with salt, pepper (optional) and the juice from the lemons.

Step 4:

Cover mixture and refrigerate for at least 2 hours before serving.

Step 5:

Serve cold, garnished with chopped cilantro.

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