6 Tomatoes, peeled & chopped
1 Red Onion, chopped
1 Cucumber, seeded & chopped
2 Red bell pepper, seeded & chopped
2 Stalks of Celery, chopped
2 Tbsp Parsley, chopped
2 Tbsp Fresh Chives, chopped
2 Cloves Garlic, chopped
½ cup Red wine vinegar
¼ cup Olive oil
4 cups Tomato Juice (I used V8)
4 Tbsp Fresh Lemon Juice
2 Tsp Sugar
1 Tbsp Worcestershire sauce
1 Tbsp Tabasco sauce, or to taste
1 Tsp Black pepper
1/s Tbs Salt

In a Food Processor – combine onion, cucumber, bell pepper, celery, parsley, chives, garlic and olive oil. Pulse to desired consistency. Put into large non-metal bowl or container. To food processor add tomatoes and the remaining ingredients except for the tomato juice. Pulse till smooth. Add to bowl. Add the tomato juice. Stir together.

Cover tightly and refrigerate overnight to allow flavors to come together. To serve, top with chopped cilantro & chives, sour cream and garlic croutons. Yields apprx 8 cups.