Green Gazpacho
Recommended Wine Pairing: Sparkling

2 lbs seedless green grapes
1 small cucumber, peeled, seeded, and coarsely chopped
¼ cup raw, slivered almonds, toasted
2 scallions, white and light green parts only, coarsely chopped
½ medium jalapeño, seeded
¼ cup champagne vinegar
½ cup plain yogurt
1 oz cream cheese
4 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
¼ cup buttermilk
1 Tbsp honey
½ tsp salt
¼ tsp freshly ground white pepper
2 large dill sprigs, minced
¼ cup fresh basil leaves, minced
¼ cup fresh mint leaves, minced

Combine grapes, cucumber, almonds, scallions, jalapeño, vinegar, yogurt, cream cheese, olive oil, buttermilk and honey in a blender or food processor. Process until almost smooth, with just a bit of texture. Stir in the salt, white pepper, dill, basil and mint.. Cover and refrigerate until cold.

Garnish with thinly sliced cucumber wedges and a dollop of either crème fraiche or sour cream. Add a few sprigs of fresh dill at end. Serve.

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