How You Can Use Green Juice to Make Delicious Gazpacho

Courtesy of InStyle.com

This piece originally appeared on InStyle.com.

It's no big secret that green juice has been wholly embraced as a healthy meal substitute, but for those of us who crave something more hearty and—dare we say it?—more fulfilling, here's the recipe for you. "Green juice is a great source of nutrients and can be used in everything from gazpacho to salad dressing," says Cynthia Sass, registered dietician and author of Slim Down Now: Shed Pounds and Inches with Real Food, Real Fast ($20; amazon.com). Below, one of her doctor-approved recipes courtesy of Jeanine Donofrio of the beloved health food blog Love & Lemons. You'll get all the green juice benefits plus a little something more.

Cucumble Apple Green Gazpacho

Makes 2 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 large English cucumber
  • 1 small green apple
  • 1 cup green juice (try Evolution Fresh Sweet Greens and Ginger)
  • 2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tbsp sherry vinegar
  • 3 small yellow tomatoes
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1/4 cup blanched almonds or pine nuts
  • Generous amount of sea salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated fresh ginger (optional)

Directions

1. Blend all ingredients together.

2. Season liberally with salt and pepper and serve with a drizzle of olive oil.

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