Cuisine : Spanish
Calories : 167
Type : Vegetarian
Serving Size : 6
Course : Soup
Preparation Time : 150  Min

No Ingredient Quantity Measure Type
1 Olive oil 1/3 Cup
2 Cucumber 1
3 Onions 1
4 Green bell pepper 1
5 Black pepper 1/8 Teaspoon
6 Chives 1/4 Cup
7 Tomato juice 12 Ounces
8 Tomato 2
9 Jar diced pimento peppers 4 Ounces
10 Red wine vinegar 1/3 Cup
11 Garlic 2 Clove
12 Hot pepper sauce 1/4 Teaspoon
13 Croutons 1/2 Cup
14 Salt 1 & 1/2 Teaspoon

Recipe Details
A delicious cold soup, perfect for spring and summer!

Cooking Instructions
In a blender combine one tomato, half the cucumber, half the onion, a green bell pepper quarter, the pimento and 1/2 cup tomato juice. Blend at high speed for 30 seconds to puree the vegetables. In a large bowl mix the pureed vegetables with remaining tomato juice, 1/4 cup olive oil, vinegar, hot pepper sauce, salt and ground black pepper. Cover mixture and refrigerate until it is well chilled (about 2 hours). Meanwhile saute the croutons in oil and add the garlic; transfer to a small bowl.

Garnishing Instructions
garnish with chives.

Serving Instructions
Place remaining chopped tomato, cucumber, onion and green bell pepper in separate bowls. Serve soup in chilled bowls and serve chopped vegetables and croutons as accompaniments.

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