Yes- it’s soup for you. On a hot summer day this cold refreshing soup is cooling and delicious. Add your favorite herb or additions, like we did with our own. Zesty Almonds
1 medium English cucumber, seeded and diced
2-3 medium tomatoes, seeded and diced
1 green bell pepper, seeded and diced
1 red bell pepper, seeded and diced
1 sweet onion, finely chopped
2 garlic cloves, minced
2 Tbs red wine vinegar
1.5 tablespoons lime juice (preferably from fresh lime)
1.5 cups spicy mixed-vegetable juice (such as V8, or Motts)
Salt and pepper
1/8 cup chopped basil
1/8 cup chopped flat-leaf parsley
Sprinkle Living Nutz Zesty almonds (for extra texture and zing)!
In a large bowl mix cucumber, tomatoes, bell peppers, onion, garlic, vinegar, lime juice, vegetable juice, salt and pepper. Transfer half of mixture to a food processor or blender, process until smooth and return to bowl. Stir well.
Stir in basil and parsley; chill for at least 2 hours to let flavors develop. Season with additional salt, pepper if desired. Sprinkle with crushed nuts and serve.