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Nothing like a cold and refreshing bowl of authentic Spanish Gazpacho to cool off this summer.

From Papi’s Garden: Authentic Spanish Gazpacho


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  • Prep Time: 20 mins
  • Cook Time: 20 mins
  • Total Time: 40 minutes
  • Yield: 16
  • Category: cold soup
  • Method: No cook
  • Cuisine: Spanish

Description

Nothing like a cold and refreshing bowl of authentic Spanish Gazpacho to cool off this summer. Authentic gazpacho from Spain is silky and smooth not chunky. You can add some crunch with some fresh cut tomatoes, cucumbers, peppers and fresh made croutons.


Ingredients

  • 3 medium red bell peppers, roughly chopped
  • 3 large cucumbers, peeled and roughly chopped
  • 12 medium ripe tomatoes, roughly chopped
  • 1 large clove garlic (optional)
  • 2 cups water
  • 3/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 cup + 1 tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tsp salt or to taste
  • 1/4 cup + 2 tbsp plain bread crumbs
  • Home made croutons
  • 1 large french baguette
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 tsp salt or to taste

Instructions

  1. Place all the ingredients in a blender (depending on the size of the jar, you may have to do it in several batches). Blend until smooth
  2. Pour through a fine mesh strainer to get rid of tomato and pepper skin and cucumber seeds.
  3. Chill for a couple of hours before serving.
  4. Serve with home made croutons
  5. Home made croutons
  6. Dice the baguette and place in a large bowl
  7. Drizzle with olive oil and season with salt. Spread the bread cubes on a cookie sheet lined with tin foil in one single layer
  8. Bake at 400F for 20 minutes or until golden brown
  9. Serve on top of the gazpacho.
  10. Enjoy! From May I have that recipe

Notes

You can also add freshly diced cucumbers, tomatoes and pepper in addition to the the croutons.

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 cup
  • Calories: 125
  • Sugar: 1
  • Sodium: 197
  • Fat: 11
  • Saturated Fat: 2
  • Trans Fat: 0
  • Carbohydrates: 7
  • Fiber: 2
  • Protein: 2
  • Cholesterol: 0
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