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                               Tejas Gazpacho
 
 Recipe By     : Mark Haugen of Tejas, Minneapolis,MN
 Serving Size  : 12   Preparation Time :1:00
 Categories    : Soups                            Southwestern Cuisine
                 Healthy And Hearty               Vegetable Dishes
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    3      pounds        fresh tomatoes -- peeled & seeded
   24      fluid ounces  tomato juice
    4      fluid ounces  balsamic vinegar
    5      tablespoons   tomato paste
    2                    serrano peppers
    1      dash          Tabasco sauce
      1/4  teaspoon      Worcestershire sauce
    1      tablespoon    sugar -- to taste
    1      teaspoon      salt
    2      teaspoons     ground cumin
      1/2  teaspoon      fresh ground black pepper
    2      tablespoons   lime juice -- use fresh-squeezed
    2      cups          water
       1      whole	   red bell pepper, peeled & seeded -- diced in 1/4
   pieces
       1      whole	   green bell pepper, peeled & seeded -- diced in 1/4
   piece
       1      whole	   yellow bell pepper, peeled & seeded -- diced in 1/4
   pieces
    2      cups          scallions -- thinly sliced
    2      cups          cucumber, peeled & seeded -- diced in 1/4 pieces
    2      cups          jicama, peeled -- diced in 1/4 piece
    1      cup           zucchini -- diced in 1/4 piece
    1      Cup           yellow squash -- diced in 1/4 pieces
       4      whole	   tomatoes, outside skin and flesh only -- diced in 1/4
   piece
    2      tablespoons   cilantro, basil, or parsley -- chopped
 
 Puree the first 13 ingredients (“3 Pounds Tomatoes” through “2 Cups Water”) in a
blender. Strain and chill the mixture.
 
 When chilled, stir in all of the remaining ingredients.
 
 Serve chilled. Will keep well in the refrigerator for up to three days.
 
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 Serving Ideas : Holds well in refrigerator for up to three days.
 
 
 Nutr. Assoc. : 1514 1503 1573 0 1099 0 0 1203 0 491 161 823 0 1106 685
                5631 1337 3010 3794 1672 1428 1514 384