• 1 ripe tomato, peeled and quartered
  • 2 large avocados – peeled, pitted, and sliced
  • 1 small onion, quartered
  • 1 green bell pepper, chopped
  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1 quart tomato juice
  • 1 1/4 cups plain nonfat yogurt
  • salt to taste
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh chives
  • cayenne pepper to taste


Place tomato, avocados, onion, green bell pepper, and lemon juice into the bowl of a food processor, and process until smooth. Pour in 1 cup tomato juice, and process to blend.

Transfer mixture to a large bowl, and mix in remaining tomato juice and 1 cup yogurt. Season to taste with salt. Chill for 2 hours.

Serve in bowls garnished with dollops of yogurt, chives, and a sprinkling of cayenne pepper.