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Glass of Very Veggie Gazpacho on light blue background garnished with lemon wedges.

Very Veggie Gazpacho

4.58 from 14 votes
Carol | From A Chef's Kitchen
This deliciously crunchy and chunky version of the classic cold Spanish soup is as refreshing as it gets!  Tomatoes, cucumbers, celery, bell peppers, jalapeño peppers, scallions, and plenty of garlic float in a tangy tomato juice base you'll crave all summer long!
Prep Time 1 hr
Additional Time 6 hrs
Total Time 7 hrs
Course Soups and Stews
Cuisine Spanish
Servings 6
Calories 110 kcal


  • 1 can (46-ounce) tomato or vegetable juice chilled
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • Tabasco sauce to taste
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 2 large plum (Roma) tomatoes seeded and chopped
  • 1 large red bell pepper cored, seeded and finely chopped
  • 1 large yellow bell pepper cored, seeded and finely chopped
  • 1 large green bell pepper cored, seeded and finely chopped
  • 1 jalapeño pepper seeded if desired, finely chopped
  • 2 stalks celery finely chopped
  • 1 large English cucumber seeded and finely chopped
  • 1 bunch bunch scallions white and light green part only, chopped
  • lemon slices for garnish


  • Pour juice into a large bowl. Add the garlic, lemon juice, white wine vinegar, Worcestershire, Tabasco and salt and pepper to taste.
  • Add the chopped vegetables and adjust seasoning to taste. Chill for 6-8 hours.


SUBSTITUTIONS:  Use V-8 or other vegetable juice or bloody Mary mix instead of tomato juice.
MAKE AHEAD:  Best served within 24 hours but will keep in the refrigerator for 4-5 days.


Serving: 8ounces | Calories: 110kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 72mg | Potassium: 404mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 1374IU | Vitamin C: 125mg | Calcium: 36mg | Iron: 1mg

These are estimated values generated from a nutritional database using unbranded products. Please do your own research with the products you're using if you have a serious health issue or are following a specific diet.

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