Cool & Zesty Green Gazpacho

Green Gazpacho (1 of 4)

Makes: 4 cups

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: N/A

Total Time: 15 minutes

Soup can be cold, too

Eating your greens has never been so good. This zesty green gazpacho soup is a refreshing and flavorful way to cool down on a hot day, enjoy as a light lunch or dinner, or even as a refreshing appetizer.


2 English cucumbers, roughly chopped

2 celery stalks, roughly chopped

2 cups baby spinach

1 green bell pepper, seeds removed and roughly chopped

½ avocado, pit and peel removed (use the remaining half for topping or other use)

2 garlic cloves, peeled

½ cup loosely packed fresh parsley leaves

½ cup water

2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil

2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice

1 tablespoon sherry vinegar

1 teaspoon salt

½ teaspoon ground black pepper

¼ cup yogurt or sour cream for topping, optional 

Additional cucumber slices, for topping


  1. Place cucumbers, celery, spinach, bell pepper, avocado, garlic, parsley, water, olive oil, lemon juice, vinegar, salt, and ground black pepper in the jar of a blender. Blend until smooth. Taste and adjust seasoning as needed. 

  2. Chill until ready to serve. Top each bowl with a tablespoon of yogurt or sour cream, cucumber slices, a drizzle of olive oil, and extra ground black pepper. 

Nutrition Information

For 1 cup topped with 1 tablespoon whole milk yogurt

Calories: 154

Fat: 11 grams

Saturated Fat: 2 grams

Cholesterol: 2 milligrams

Sodium: 575 milligrams

Carbohydrate: 12 grams

Fiber: 3.5 grams

Sugar: 4 grams

Added Sugar: 0 grams

Protein: 4 grams