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Hearty Gazpacho

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Ingredients
  Olive oil 3 Tablespoon
  Green onions 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), sliced, both white and green parts
  Sweet green pepper 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), diced
  Bulgur 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Tomato vegetable juice 6 Ounce (1 can, Spicy Hot)
  Canned condensed beef broth 10 1⁄2 Ounce (1 can)
  Lime 1 , juice extracted
  Thyme leaf 1 Teaspoon, crumbled
  Garlic powder 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Tomato 1 Large, chopped
  Cucumber 1 Medium, peeled and chopped
  Fresh parsley 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), chopped
  Cucumber 1 , sliced (for garnish)
  Lime 1 , sliced
Directions

MAKING
1. In a shallow, round microwave safe casserole dish, (about 9 inches in diameter) mix the green onion, green pepper and bulgur with oil.
2. Microwave for 3 minutes at full power covered with microwave safe plastic wrap.
3. Now add the rest of the ingredients apart from tomato, cucumber and parsley cover with microwave safe plastic wrap with holes an microwave for 6 minutes at full power.
4. Then again microwave for 7 to 8 minutes at half power, or until the bulgur is tender.
5. Add the tomato, cucumber and parsley and leave it to rest for 5 minutes.

SERVING
6. Serve at room temperature or chilled garnished with cucumber slices, lime slices and parsley sprigs.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Spanish
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Microwaving
Dish: 
Soup
Ingredient: 
Tomato
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
40 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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