Tapas Thursdays - Mini Chilled Gazpacho
Cool, refreshing and with such a fresh taste. Imagine walking out onto a summer deck to be met with a large platter filled with these great little shot glasses filled with all the great tastes of summer.
I want to have a party just to serve these!
1 (14 oz.) can plum tomatoes with juice1 cucumber, cut in half1 small green bell pepper, deseeded, rough chopped1/2 white onion, peeled, rough chopped2 T. white wine vinegar1 t. minced garlic 1/3 cup olive oilsalt and freshly ground black pepper
In a food processor, add half of the cucumber, cut in chunks, bell pepper and onion. Blend until mixture is smooth.
Add vinegar, salt/pepper and garlic. Pulse about 5 - 6 times.
Add the olive oil to the mixture while the food processor is blending on low speed. Taste and add more vinegar if needed.
Chill for at least two hours.
Cut the remaining half of the cucumber into thin slivers.
Serve in mini-glasses with a stick of cucumber.