Photo: Iain Bagwell; Styling: Kevin Crafts
YieldsServes 4Prep Time15 mins
When you've got really great ingredients in your garden, a simple soup like this one has loads of flavor.

How to Make It

Step 1
1

Cut 3 tomatoes into chunks and purée in a food processor. Pour into a bowl. Chop remaining tomato and stir into purée with cucumber, bell pepper, salt, and lemon juice. Ladle into soup bowls.

Step 2
2

In a small bowl, combine basil, chile, and chives. Top each bowl of soup with a mound of the basil confetti.

Step 3
3

Note: Nutritional analysis is per 3/4-cup serving.

Ingredients

 4 ripe tomatoes (1 2/3 lbs. total)
 1/2 cup finely chopped English cucumber
 1/4 cup finely chopped bell pepper
 1 teaspoon kosher salt
 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
 1 tablespoon slivered purple basil leaves
 1 tablespoon minced jalapeño chile
 2 teaspoons chopped fresh chives

Directions

Step 1
1

Cut 3 tomatoes into chunks and purée in a food processor. Pour into a bowl. Chop remaining tomato and stir into purée with cucumber, bell pepper, salt, and lemon juice. Ladle into soup bowls.

Step 2
2

In a small bowl, combine basil, chile, and chives. Top each bowl of soup with a mound of the basil confetti.

Step 3
3

Note: Nutritional analysis is per 3/4-cup serving.

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