Green cucumber & mint gazpacho

Green cucumber & mint gazpacho

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Cooking time

Prep: 20 mins Plus chilling

Skill level



Serves 2

This zingy, no-cook soup is packed with four of your five-a-day

Nutrition and extra info

  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian
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  • 1 cucumber, halved lengthways, deseeded and roughly chopped
  • 1 yellow pepper, deseeded and roughly chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1 small avocado, chopped
  • bunch spring onions, chopped
  • small bunch mint, chopped
  • 150ml pot fat-free natural yogurt
  • 2 tbsp white wine vinegar
  • few shakes green Tabasco sauce
  • snipped chives, to serve

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  1. In a food processor or blender, blitz all the ingredients, reserving half the mint and yogurt, until smooth. Add a little extra vinegar, Tabasco and seasoning to taste, then add a splash of water if you like it thinner.
  2. Chill until very cold, then serve with a dollop more yogurt, mint, chives and a few ice cubes if you like. The soup will keep in the fridge for 2 days – just give it a good stir before serving.

Recipe from Good Food magazine, August 2011

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mazarin's picture

This was really tasty! I don't share other readers' feelings that it's too garlicky. Smooth, refreshing and very moreish. I'll be making this again.

TheReluctantHouseWife's picture

Nice soup, but as a previous commenter said, it's too garlicky (and I am a big garlic fan usually) and it needs plenty of salt and pepper to bring it to life. I think white pepper would be better, although i used ground black pepper this time. I will definitely use only one clove of garlic next time. I added water to thin it down as suggested but that made it taste too watery. Next time I will add double the quantity of yoghurt instead of any water.

catie74's picture

Delicious. I don't like mint so used basil instead

sallystall's picture

absolutely delicious! quite garlicky though, next time i'll only use one clove. and it needs a fair bit of salt to lift the flavours.

caroljefferson's picture
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have just made this, looks and smells impressive, now chilling for hubbys and my supper this evening, hot, hot, hot here in Southern France so it will be a welcome treat when he gets home from work!

quinnan's picture
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This was a really tasty soup, and very quick and easy to make too.