James Eddington’s signature gazpacho is easy and perfect on a hot day
Recipe by James Eddington Eddington’s of Exeter, 527 Main Street, Exeter, 519-235-3030 – www.eddingtons.ca
1 cup red onion 1 cup green pepper 1 cucumber 1 cup peeled tomatoes (all above fine-medium chopped)
2 tsp diced garlic 1/4 cup tomato paste 3 1/2 cups tomato juice 1 fresh lemon squeezed 1 sprig thyme 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
Cayenne and salt and pepper to taste
This is EASY! Mix all ingredients in large bowl. Blend 1/2 to 3/4 of mixture in food processor. Transfer all ingredients back to serving bowl. If you desire a sweeter flavour, add honey. Let rest in refrigerator over night. Will last 3 days in fridge.
Great to garnish with torn bread chunks or fried leeks mixed with shredded cucumber.