Hearty Gazpacho Recipe


Preparation Time20 MinCooking Time20 Min
Ready In40 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyServings4
Main IngredientInterest Group


 Olive oil3 Tablespoon
 Green onions1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), sliced, both white and green parts
 Sweet green pepper1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), diced
 Bulgur1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Tomato vegetable juice6 Ounce (1 can, Spicy Hot)
 Canned condensed beef broth10 1⁄2 Ounce (1 can)
 Lime1 , juice extracted
 Thyme leaf1 Teaspoon, crumbled
 Garlic powder1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Tomato1 Large, chopped
 Cucumber1 Medium, peeled and chopped
 Fresh parsley1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), chopped
 Cucumber1 , sliced (for garnish)
 Lime1 , sliced

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 282 Calories from Fat 107

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 12 g18.6%

Saturated Fat 1.7 g8.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 688.4 mg28.7%

Total Carbohydrates 39 g13.1%

Dietary Fiber 9.3 g37.2%

Sugars 5.8 g

Protein 9 g17.2%

Vitamin A 39.5% Vitamin C 74.5%

Calcium 5.3% Iron 12.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. In a shallow, round microwave safe casserole dish, (about 9 inches in diameter) mix the green onion, green pepper and bulgur with oil.
2. Microwave for 3 minutes at full power covered with microwave safe plastic wrap.
3. Now add the rest of the ingredients apart from tomato, cucumber and parsley cover with microwave safe plastic wrap with holes an microwave for 6 minutes at full power.
4. Then again microwave for 7 to 8 minutes at half power, or until the bulgur is tender.
5. Add the tomato, cucumber and parsley and leave it to rest for 5 minutes.

6. Serve at room temperature or chilled garnished with cucumber slices, lime slices and parsley sprigs.