Traditional gazpacho is made with raw tomatoes and is a delicious cold soup for warm weather. In this recipe, we've tweaked it a bit, by roasting the tomatoes first, blending the roasted vegetables with some crusty country bread to thicken it, and serving it with chilled shrimp.

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

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Recipe Summary

active:
30 mins
total:
5 hrs
Servings:
6
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Divide tomatoes (cut sides up), bell pepper quarters, onion wedges, and garlic between two 15x10-inch baking pans. Drizzle with 2 tablespoons of the olive oil. Roast 30 minutes or until the tomatoes are soft and the vegetables are lightly browned on edges.

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  • Place the roasted vegetables and any pan juices in a large food processor. Add bread. Cover; process until smooth. Transfer to a large serving bowl.

  • Stir in cucumbers, vinegar, tarragon, salt, and pepper. If desired, add 1/4 to 1/2 cup water to thin to desired consistency. Cover; chill at last 4 hours or up to 24 hours.

  • Spoon the gazpacho in bowls. Top with shrimp. Drizzle with the remaining 1 tablespoon olive oil and, if desired, sprinkle with parsley.

Nutrition Facts

191 calories; protein 14.8g 30% DV; carbohydrates 16.3g 5% DV; exchange other carbs 1; dietary fiber 3.4g 14% DV; sugars 8.1g; fat 8g 12% DV; saturated fat 1.2g 6% DV; cholesterol 110.6mg 37% DV; vitamin a iu 2238.2IU 45% DV; vitamin c 52.7mg 88% DV; folate 59.6mcg 15% DV; calcium 68mg 7% DV; iron 2.8mg 16% DV; magnesium 57.3mg 21% DV; potassium 734.6mg 21% DV; sodium 354.2mg 14% DV.