Farmers’ Market Gazpacho
By 30 Minutes or Less
This dish, very similar to salsa, is great as an appetizer or snack. Serve with warmed whole wheat bread or baked chips.

  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
Category: Appetizers, Dips & Salsa
Serves: 4
Cups of Fruits & Vegetables per Serving: 3 3/4
Think Variety; Think Color: Red


2 medium cucumbers, diced

2 medium red bell peppers, diced

3 medium green bell peppers, diced

4 celery stalks, diced

2 medium tomatoes, diced

1 medium onion, diced

2 lemons

2 cups (16 oz) tomato juice, low sodium

3 garlic cloves, minced

1 Tbsp ground cumin

1 cup fresh cilantro, chopped

salt and pepper to taste


  1. Combine all ingredients, except salt, pepper, and lemons in a bowl.
  2. Remove 2 cups of the mixture and reserve.
  3. Using a blender or food processor, puree the remaining mixture in the bowl.
  4. Add back in the reserved 2 cups to the mixutre.
  5. Season with lemon juice (and salt and pepper) as desired.
  6. Serve.

Nutritional Information

  • Calories:    120
  • Carbohydrates:    26g
  • Total Fat:    1g
  • Cholesterol:    0mg
  • Saturated Fat:   0g
  • Dietary Fiber:    7g
  • % of Calories from Fat:    7.5%
  • Sodium:    70 mg
  • Protein:    4g
  • Recipe Credit
  • Recipe courtesy of the Johnson and Wales University and Rhode Island Department of Health WIC Program.



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