Thai Flavored Gazpacho

Thai flavored Gazpacho                                                      

2 celery stalks

I 1/2 whole medium tomato 

I medium cucumber, peeled and seeded

I /3 large red or green bell pepper 

2 garlic cloves,

Three scallions or 1/4 cup chopped yellow onion

1/2 to 1 tsp. minced jalapeño

1/2 can Thai coconut milk

Juice of 1 1/2 limes or to taste

1 TB each minced fresh cilantro, mint, lemongrass and basil

Salt to taste

Basil

2 ice cubes

Salt and pepper to taste

 Place all the ingredients in a blender or a Vitamix and process until throughly blended. Serve chilled.

 Makes 6 cups of soup.