Gazpacho w/ Strawberry Salad (Vegetarian)
Ready in 25 Minutes | For the best experience, please skim through the steps before you start cooking.
Unpack Your Kit Ingredients
golden jewel rice blend (InHarvest)
Garlic Expressions dressing
tomatoes on the vine
local bread (Farm to Market)
red wine vinegar (Tasteful Olive)
extra virgin olive oil*
baby kale spring mix
sheep's milk cheese (Green Dirt)
*If the oil has solidified in the fridge, place the sealed container in warm water. It will return to a liquid.
Grab Your Cookware and Staples
2 small pots
blender or food processor
salt & pepper
Step 1: Cook the Rice
BOIL 3/4 cups water over high heat in a small pot.
STIR in the golden jewel rice blend and cover with a lid.
REDUCE the heat to low and cook for 9-10 minutes or until the liquid is absorbed and rice is tender.
MIX the rice with HALF the Garlic Expressions dressing.
REMOVE from heat and set aside.
Step 2: Prepare the Gazpacho
While the rice cooks...
BOIL enough water to cover the tomatoes over high heat in a small pot.
CORE the tomatoes and remove the pit.
SLICE an 'X' on the opposite end of the tomatoes.
BLANCH tomatoes in boiling water until the skins being to crack about 1-2 minutes.
REMOVE tomatoes from the water with tongs and peel the skins off.
CUT the tomatoes into quarters.
Step 3: Blend It
TEAR local bread into quarters.
COMBINE tomatoes, minced garlic, celery, onion, watermelon, bread, tomato juice, basil paste, and 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/8 teaspoon pepper into blender or food processor.
PROCESS until smooth.
ADD in red wine vinegar and extra virgin olive oil while the motor is still running.
RE-SEASON to taste with salt and pepper.
CHILL before serving.
Step 4: Mix the Strawberry Salad
REMOVE tops from strawberries and cut into thin slices.
(Strawberries are kept whole for optimal freshness!)
COMBINE baby kale spring mix, sliced strawberries, radishes, sheep’s milk cheese, and rice mixture in a medium bowl.
Step 5: Serve It
TOSS salad with remaining Garlic Expressions dressing.
SERVE the gazpacho with a side of strawberry salad. Enjoy!
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