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Gazpacho

Gazpacho is a perfect hot weather soup, served cold with good bread and cheese.
Course Soup
Cuisine Spanish
Prep Time 4 hours
Total Time 4 hours
Servings 6 servings
Calories 180kcal
Author Joe

Ingredients

  • 2 15 oz . cans diced tomatoes
  • 1 sweet red pepper , diced
  • 1 medium cucumber , diced
  • 5 slices good white bread , crust removed, torn into pieces
  • 1 lg. garlic clove , coarse chopped
  • 1 tbsp red wine vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/4 tsp ground black pepper
  • 2 large fresh basil leaves , chopped (optional)
  • 12 oz . water
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil

Instructions

  • Place tomatoes, bread, pepper, cucumber, garlic, cumin, vinegar, basil if used, salt, and pepper in a food processor and blend until the ingredients are pureed. (You could also use an immersion blender for this).
  • Add water and extra virgin olive oil and stir together.
  • Place in your refrigerator for 3 to 4 hours so that the flavors meld.
  • Serve cold with an extra drizzle of olive oil.
  • Garnish with chopped tomato, cucumber and red pepper.

Nutrition

Calories: 180kcal