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Asparagus & Watercress Gazpacho

Makes 4 servings

Ingredients:

  • 1 lbs asparagus
  • 1 large handful of watercress
  • 4 stalks of green onions, chopped
  • 2 english cucumbers, diced
  • 1/2 avocado, sliced
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1/2 lemon, juiced
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • some ice cubes

garnish: drizzle of extra virgin olive oil, sliced radishes, pinch of black pepper, watercress

Directions:

  1. Bring a pot of salted water to boil. Peel the tough stalks of asparagus and chop before adding into the salted boiling water. Blanch asparagus for a minute before shocking it into a large bowl of icy cold water.
  2. Drain and add the asparagus into a blender with the rest of ingredients. Blend until smooth.
  3. Garnish and serve immediately.

 

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