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Make a vitamin & nutrient packed snack

Posted at 6:52 AM, May 22, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-22 06:52:32-04

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — With summer on the horizon, many fruits and vegetables are about to be in season. Calvin College, prepared foods manager at the Lexington Co-op market on Hertel Avenue, showed us how to make a cold soup packed with vitamins and nutrients to keep you healthy.

Gazpacho is a refreshing and healthy snack or lunch, College says you can pair it with some grilled chicken, fish or have it with chips like salsa.

Gazpacho - Makes 1 gallon.

Ingredients:

1 zucchini

1 yellow squash

1 carrot (peeled)

1 cucumber (peeled and seeded)

1 red bell pepper

1/2 red onion (peeled)

Cut all of the above ingredients into a large dice.

1/2 oz lemon juice

1/2 oz lime juice

1/2 tsp vegan worcestershire

1/2 jalapeno (seeded)

1.25 tbl brown sugar

5 roma tomatoes (large dice)

1/2 tbl minced garlic

1-32oz organic vegetable juice

1/2 tbl chili powder

1/2 tbl kosher salt

3 tsp black pepper

1/2 tbl sriracha

Combine all of the above ingredients together. Using a blender or immersion blender, puree till smooth but still a bit course. Garnish with yogurt, cilantro and lime zest. Serve cold.