Icy Cold Summer Soup

(from Gardener’s Community Cookbook)


1 c finely shredded green cabbage

1 green onion, trimmed and thinly sliced

¼ each yellow, red and green bell peppers, sliced

2 radishes, trimmed and sliced into thin rounds

1 cucumber, peeled, seeded and thinly sliced

1 medium tomato, cut into ¼ dice

1 celery rib, trimmed and sliced very thin

8 c good quality tomato juice

½ small red onion, finely chopped

Sour cream or plain yogurt for garnish


Combine all the ingredients except the sour cream into a large bowl.  Stir to mix, cover and refrigerate for several hours.  Serve chilled, with a bowl of sour cream on the side, if desired.