Gazpacho on the Rocks

Serve with sandwiches or cheese and crackers for a complete meal.<br /> <br /> &bull; 1 (14-ounce) can diced tomatoes<br /> <br /> &bull; 1 / 2 red onion, diced<br /> <br /> &bull; 1 (14-ounce) can spinach, drained and chopped<br /> <br /> &bull; 1 garlic clove, minced<br /> <br /> &bull; 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and minced<br /> <br /> &bull; 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar<br /> <br /> &bull; 2 cups tomato juice cocktail<br /> <br /> &bull; 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce<br /> <br /> &bull; 1 / 4 cup chopped fresh basil leaves or<br /> <br /> 1 tablespoon dried basil<br /> <br /> &bull; Salt and fresh-ground black pepper, to taste<br /> <br /> &bull; Ice, optional<br /> <br /> &bull; 1 cup croutons, optional<br /> <br /> Using a nonreactive medium bowl, combine all ingredients except croutons. To serve, pour over ice in glasses, garnish with croutons and serve immediately.<br /> <br /> Or, if cooler space allows, cover and chill 2 hours or overnight for flavors to blend. Serve in bowls garnished with croutons. Makes 4 servings.<br /> <br /> <em>Per serving (with croutons): </em>110 calories, <br /> <br /> <em>Per serving (without croutons): </em>79 calories, <br />

( Scott Fisher / Sun Sentinel / April 2, 2013 )

Serve with sandwiches or cheese and crackers for a complete meal.

• 1 (14-ounce) can diced tomatoes

• 1 / 2 red onion, diced

• 1 (14-ounce) can spinach, drained and chopped

• 1 garlic clove, minced

• 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and minced

• 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar

• 2 cups tomato juice cocktail

• 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce

• 1 / 4 cup chopped fresh basil leaves or

1 tablespoon dried basil

• Salt and fresh-ground black pepper, to taste

• Ice, optional

• 1 cup croutons, optional

Using a nonreactive medium bowl, combine all ingredients except croutons. To serve, pour over ice in glasses, garnish with croutons and serve immediately.

Or, if cooler space allows, cover and chill 2 hours or overnight for flavors to blend. Serve in bowls garnished with croutons. Makes 4 servings.

Per serving (with croutons): 110 calories,

Per serving (without croutons): 79 calories,

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