964782 -- PSEUDO - GAZPACHO
4 lg. tomatoes
3 lg. cucumbers
4 stalks of celery hearts
1 lg. white onion
3 lg. green bell peppers
4 slices of whole wheat bread (or any
Pepper (from a grinder)
2 (32 oz.) bottles of Mr. & Mrs. 'T'
Place the tomatoes in boiling water a couple of minutes and peel the skins.
Cut peppers in half. Peel cucumbers and onion and cut the vegetables into
pieces suitable for your blender or food processor. Chop the vegetables fine.
Place in a bowl. Cut the crusts from the bread and tear into small pieces. Put
them and a little of the Bloody Mary mix into the blender and puree. Add this
mixture to the vegetables. Add 4 tablespoons each of wine, vinegar and olive
oil and stir thoroughly. Salt and pepper to taste. Add a crushed and chopped
garlic clove and taste the soup, adding more garlic if desired. Add Tabasco
sauce, 1 drop at a time, and taste after each addition. Being careful not to
overdo it. Put into refrigerator overnight. This soup is best when served very
cold. A traditional accompaniment of this type of soup is hard-boiled eggs.
Any leftovers may be frozen. Serves 6 to 8.
28 oz. tomato, crushed or puree
Add salt and pepper to taste. Bring to boil, lower heat, cover and simmer 1
hour. Cook 1 cup bowtie noodles (or macaroni). Add to sausage mixture.