Green Herb Gazpacho

Serves 6


4 large cucumbers, peeled, deseeded and chopped fine
1 medium green bell pepper, chopped fine
1 bunch green onions, sliced thin
2 cloves garlic, minced
Zest of 1 lime
Juice of 3 limes
¼ cup champagne vinegar
1/2 cup fresh mint, chopped fine
1 /2 cup fresh cilantro, chopped fine
½ cup fresh basil, chopped fine
½ cup fresh chives, chopped fine
2 teaspoons salt
2 teaspoons cracked black pepper
Cherry tomatoes, garnish


Mix all ingredients in a large mixing bowl.  Take 1 cup of mixture and blend in the food processor or blender pulsing until semi smooth.  Pour liquid back into mixing bowl and stir well.  Refrigerate for at least 2 hours before serving.  Garnish with cherry tomatoes.

Alternatively grind up with a mortal and pestle until desired consistency.  Chill before serving.