•The ingredients, texture, and thickness of gazpacho vary regionally and between different cooks.
•Some may include fruits like watermelon, and apples, while others prefer vegetables.
Gazpacho also known as Gaspacho, is a cold soup and drink made of raw, blended vegetables.
The Spanish dish is mainly made of chopped tomatoes, cucumbers, onions, garlic, oil, and vinegar, and is best served cold with bread, tacos, or hard-boiled eggs
The ingredients, texture, and thickness of gazpacho vary regionally and between different cooks. Some may include fruits like watermelon, and apples, while others prefer vegetables.
- 2 large tomatoes, peeled
- 1 large cucumber, peeled, halved
- 1 onion, peeled and halved
- 1 green bell pepper, diced
- tomato juice
- 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil/ Vegetable oil
- 1/3 cup red wine vinegar
- 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
- 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
- a few dashes of hot sauce (optional)
- 1 clove of garlic, minced
Using a blender, blend 1 tomato, 1/2 of the cucumber, 1/2 of the onion, 1/4 of the bell pepper, and 1/2 cup of the tomato juice until smooth.
Transfer the mixture to a bowl and add the remaining tomato juice, oil, vinegar, salt, pepper, and hot sauce.
Cover and refrigerate for 2 hours.
Dice the remaining vegetables and refrigerate them separately from the soup.
Stir the garlic and chopped vegetables into the soup before serving with a topping of vegetables. Then serve cold.
Enjoy with garlic bread or hard-boiled eggs.