Cucumber Apple Green Gazpacho

Cucumber Apple Green Gazpacho /

Soup is my favorite thing to make regardless of the season – it’s comfy and cozy in the fall and winter, but just because it’s 100 degrees outside now doesn’t mean I don’t crave soup in the summer. Enter: gazpacho.

Cucumber Apple Green Gazpacho /

This one is extra healthy (and bikini-season-friendly) because it’s made with green juice as the base. Since working on these recipes, with Evolution Fresh, I’ve been inspired to incorporate more green juices into my cooking. I got this idea by reading the ingredient list for their Sweet Greens and Ginger cold-pressed juice. It’s full of cucumber, apple, and ginger (among other greens), and sounded like the start of a really refreshing gazpacho. To that, I added yellow tomatoes, a drizzle of good olive oil and sherry vinegar. Sometimes gazpacho recipes call for stale bread to create a creamier soup, but I like to blend in blanched almonds or raw cashews instead.

Cucumber Apple Green Gazpacho /

This soup comes together in about 5 minutes. Blend it, taste it, chill it. Like all soups, it tastes great the next day. I love to eat this one for lunch with avocado toast or a big salad.

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Cucumber Apple Green Gazpacho
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Recipe type: soup
Serves: 2-3 as a side
  • 1 large English cucumber
  • 1 small green apple
  • 1 cup Evolution Fresh Sweet Greens and Ginger
  • 2 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil, plus more serving
  • 2 tablespoon sherry vinegar
  • 3 small yellow tomatoes
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • ¼ cup blanched almonds or pine nuts
  • generous amount of sea salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • optional: ½ teaspoon grated fresh ginger
  1. Blend all ingredients together. Season liberally with salt and pepper, and serve with a drizzle of olive oil.

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  1. Mmmm. This looks mucho refreshing. I swear I have actually tried to emulate your olive oil drizzle before because it’s untouchable and I love the idea of using green juice as a base.

  2. you might have convinced me to give gazpacho a chance! I can’t really get into the idea of cold soups… especially when they’re super heavy on the tomatoes, but maybe with a little cucumber and apple I’ll change my mind!

  3. I can’t go without gazpacho in the summer and I’ve never seen a variation quite like this one. It looks like an winner – really appreciate that there’s no bread in this recipe and I love the cucumber, apple, ginger combo and that yellow-green color. Seeing as this Evolution drink is definitely not available here in Switzerland I think I could substitute either water or my lemon water kefir, or my own ginger spinach juice when I make it.

  4. Julie on said:

    Wow–this looks amazing. Going to try to make this tomorrow.
    What type of blender do you use/recommend? I’m thinking about treating myself to a Blendtec or Vitamix in the near future.

    • jeanine from on said:

      Hi Julie, I really like my vitamix – I’ve never used a Blendtec but I think they’re really similar – both great.

  5. phyllis on said:

    Where can I purchase this juice in the Westchester County and/or Putnam County area OR
    in the Danbury, CT area?

    • jeanine from on said:

      They’re at Whole Foods & Starbucks (I’ve seen them at other natural grocery stores too).

  6. Ski_zakopane from on said:

    gah!!! these look incredible! Thanks for recipe!

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  8. Your gazpacho looks amazing! I love the color! And great idea adding almonds to make it creamier – you’re right, this is extra healthy :)

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  10. Nina from on said:

    Mhmhmhm yummy! This looks amazing! So healthy and fresh! I really have to try it. Beautiful photos and the most awesome colorful website at all. Greetings from Germany Nina

    • jeanine from on said:

      thanks Nina!

  11. Kristi Rimkus from on said:

    I’m loving these fruity gazpacho recipes I’m seeing this summer. They’re such a refreshing change from the typical gazpacho, aren’t they?

  12. Gemma from on said:

    I love gazpacho! My favorite one is the watermelon gazpacho I make almost every day on summer. Yours have such a nice color! I will add this recipe to my gazpacho list. :-)

  13. I love this combination of flavors! I still have a hard time getting into the whole cold soup thing, but I might try this warmed up 😉

  14. This looks so fresh and summery! I’ll have to give this one a shot. Lovely work

  15. This is on my must make list ! I invite you to share at my Thursday Hop ( you can link up through Sat midnight) xo

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  17. Skimmed through your posts and when I got to this one I can’t keep myself from making some kind of green smoothie! Nice with some new inspiration of what fits well together. Thank you!

  18. Angela from on said:

    ihave made watermelon gazpacho all summer but when I passed a crabapple tree longing to be picked I made an apple gazpacho. It was very tart so I added a bit of honey tomatoes, cucumbers, red onion, oil ,sage ( because I had some left over from roast goat last week) and garlic it turned out well tho I didn’t really measure so may never be able to make it again!

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