Serve this cold soup as a light entree, a lunch dish, or as a first course.
3 large ripe red tomatoes, cored, seeded, and cut up
2 medium cucumbers, seeded and cut up
2 medium orange sweet peppers, seeded and cut up
1 jalapeno, seeded and cut up
1 clove garlic, minced
1/3 cup lime juice
2 tablespoons honey
2 tablespoons fresh cilantro leaves
1 1/2 tsp grated fresh ginger
1/4 tsp sea salt
Lime wedges and green onions
In a large bowl combine tomatoes, cucumber, orange sweet peppers, jalapeno, and garlic. In a food processor, process mixture, half at a time, with several on/off turns until you have large chunks. Place all of the mixture in the food processor bowl. Add lime juice, honey, cilantro, ginger, and 1/4 teapoon sea salt. Cover and process with several on/off turns until the mixture is just a little chunky. If desired, season to taste with additional sea salt.
To serve, ladle soup into bowls. Serve with lime wedges and green onions. Makes 4 (1 1/4 cup) servings.
countryhome.com Sept 2008