Cutting Knife, Blender, Large Bowl, Mixing Spoon
Too hot outside but craving soup? Try this cold, veggie soup seasoned with garlic, cumin, and lime juice.
Recipe makes approximately 4-6 servings
Food Group Servings
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 cups tomato juice, low sodium
2 cloves of garlic
1 tablespoon ground cumin
1 cup of cilantro
- salt and pepper (to taste, optional)
Combine all ingredients except salt, pepper, and lemons in a bowl. Remove 2 cups of the mixture and reserve.
Using a blender or food processor, puree the remaining mixture in the bowl.
Add the 2 cups of reserved mixture to the pureed mixture. Season with salt, pepper (optional) and the juice from the lemons.
Cover mixture and refrigerate for at least 2 hours before serving.
Serve cold, garnished with chopped cilantro.
Recipe from myplate.gov