greens gazpacho

Greens Gazpacho

Can’t wait for tomatoes?  Try this recipe for the classic tomato-based cold soup called gazpacho that uses greens instead!  This recipe comes from Mark Bittman.

2 bunches kale, chopped

¼ cup plus 1 tablespoon olive oil

2 cucumbers

¼ cup green olives, pitted

2 slices crusty bread

2 tablespoons red wine vinegar

2 cups water

pinch red hot chile flakes

salt and pepper



1.     Saute kale in 1 tablespoon olive oil until soft.  Cool.  Combine with cucumbers, remaining olive oil, bread, vinegar, water, chile flakes, salt and pepper in a blender or food processor.

2.     Blend until it’s reached your desired consistency, then serve cold with parmesan for garnish.