Zucchini Gazpacho With Basil and Yogurt

Serves 4| Hands-On Time: 15m| Total Time: 15m


4 scallions, chopped
3 cucumbers, sliced
2 zucchini, sliced
3/4 cup olive oil, plus more for drizzling
1/2 cup fresh basil leaves, plus more for serving
1/3 cup fresh lemon juice
1/2 cup plain yogurt (not Greek), plus more for serving
kosher salt and black pepper


  1. Puree the scallions, cucumbers, zucchini, oil, basil, and lemon juice in a blender until smooth.
  2. Add the yogurt and 1 teaspoon each salt and pepper and pulse to combine.
  3. Serve topped with additional yogurt, torn basil, and pepper. Drizzle with olive oil.

By Lindsay Hunt, July, 2014 via realsimple.com –>

Make it vegan

Purchase some vegan yogurt. There are many different brands on the market. Find something plain.

Or make your own vegan yogurt. I found good instructions on this website and the author claims it is easy, although I have never tried it myself. Make your own vegan yogurt –>