Gazpacho with Basil Crème Fraîche

Gazpacho with Basil Crème Fraîche

Nothing feels, tastes or shouts summer more than this refreshing melange of tomatoes with just a touch of other veggies.

Prep Time

45

Minutes

Total Time

6:45

Hrs:Mins

Makes

4

servings

Gazpacho
4
large tomatoes, seeded, chopped (4 cups)
2
large red bell peppers, chopped (3 cups)
2
medium cucumbers, peeled, chopped (2 cups)
2
medium celery stalks, diagonally sliced (1 cup)
8
medium green onions, sliced (1/2 cup)
4
cups tomato juice
1/4
cup red wine vinegar
2
to 3 teaspoons red pepper sauce
1/2
teaspoon freshly ground pepper
1/2
teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped
2
cans (15 oz each) Progresso® black beans, drained, rinsed
1/2
cup herb-flavored croutons, if desired
Basil Crème Fraîche
2/3
cup crème fraîche or sour cream
1/4
cup chopped fresh basil leaves or 2 teaspoons dried basil leaves
  1. In large bowl, mix all gazpacho ingredients except croutons until well blended. Cover and refrigerate 4 to 6 hours to blend flavors, stirring occasionally.
  2. In small bowl, mix crème fraîche and basil. Stir gazpacho; ladle into serving dishes. Top each serving with basil crème fraîche and croutons.
Makes 4 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Health Twist
A real tomato lover must have invented this dish. It's brimming with so many tomatoes and fresh vegetables that there's little room for any fat.
Variation
For a delicious change of pace, serve this soup hot.
Variation
If you serve this as an appetizer instead of a main dish, it will serve about eight.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 240
    • (Calories from Fat 45 ),
  • Total Fat 5 g
    • (Saturated Fat 3 g,),
  • Cholesterol 15 mg;
  • Sodium 950 mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 46 g
    • (Dietary Fiber 10 g,
  • Protein 13 g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 9 Vegetable;
    • 1/2 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.