Geoffrey Zakarian

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This delicious gazpacho is hydrating as well as nourishing, and it's an excellent way to incorporate fruits and veggies while going easy on your gut.

Yield: 6 portions


  • 1/2 cup cucumber, peeled and chopped
  • 1/4 cup red onion, peeled and chopped
  • 1/2 cup yellow bell pepper, seeded and chopped
  • 1 cup ripe tomato, chopped
  • 1/4 cup green grapes
  • 2 each garlic cloves
  • 1/4 cup parsley leaves
  • 1 tablespoon chives
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/4 cup red wine vinegar
  • 1/4 cup olive oil, extra virgin
  • As needed vegetable stock, cold
  • Kosher salt
  • Fresh cracked pepper

Many people with Crohn’s disease find it hard to get their veggies. Chef Geoffrey Zakarian has the solution: cucumber gazpacho that’s easy on your gut, chock-full of nutrients, and totally delicious.

Medical Reviewer: William C. Lloyd III, MD, FACS Last Review Date: Feb 15, 2016

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