Please consult the OU's guidelines for checking fruits and vegetables.

This recipe is kosher for Passover.
Gazpacho Courtesy of Women's Branch of the Orthodox Union | Pareve

Cold Soup (good on a warm day)


1 cucumber

½ green pepper

½ onion or 1 tsp onion powder

3 cups tomato juice

½ tsp garlic powder

¼ cup lemon juice or vinegar

3 tbsp. Oil

Salt to taste


Peel cucumber; cut in half lengthwise and scrape out seeds.  Cut in chunks.  Cut pepper and onion (if using) in chunks.  Put in blender or food processor with 1 cup tomato juice.  Process until vegetables are coarsely chopped.  Place in bowl, add garlic powder, onion powder (if using), lemon juice, oil, rest of tomato juice and salt.  Taste to see if you want more lemon juice or salt.  Chill several hours or overnight.

Serves 6 – 8.