White Gazpacho

This recipe is a variation on traditional gazpacho. Consider also reading Eleanor Bradshaw's How to Make Gazpacho.
  • 4 teaspoons instant chicken bouillon granules
  • 2 cups boiling water
  • 3 medium cucumbers, peeled, seeded, chopped
  • 2 cups sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon white pepper


  • chopped fresh tomato
  • chopped fresh cilantro
  • chopped green onions
  • chopped green peppers
  • toasted slivered almonds
  • toasted croutons
In a small saucepan, dissolve the bouillon granules in the boiling water. Cool completely.

In a blender or food processor, blend cucumber (should be about 3 cups) with 1/2 cup of the bouillon until smooth. In a medium bowl, combine the cucumber mixture, remaining bouillon liquid, sour cream, lemon juice, garlic powder and pepper. Mix well. Chill thoroughly.

Garnish as desired. Serve with any or all of the listed condiments. Refrigerate leftovers.

Makes about 6 servings.

Prep time: 25 minutes; Cooking time: 0 minutes; Total time: 2 hours 25 minutes

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