Gazpacho Soup

Gazpacho is famous spanish soup. It is usually served cold and does not involve any cooking. This makes it easy to make. It may take some time to build the taste for consuming a cold soup but if it is scorching October heat like today it will be welcomed by all.



Ingredients (For 4 people)
500 gm ripe tomatoes 
1 onion (optional- I did not add as the one's I have currently are very pungent)
1 medium capsicum (deseeded)
1 cucumber
1 carrot
3-4 cloves of garlic
5-6 fresh basil leaves (Use dried herbs in case you dont have this)
1 tspn paprika/ cayenne pepper/ red chilli powder
salt to taste


Method
1) Mix all ingredients in a blender and make a smooth puree
2) Strain the puree to get a fine liquid. Use  regualr tea strainer.
3) Chill it in refrigerator for 3-4 hours and serve.


I did not discard the pulp that I had strained. I put it in a sauce pan with a spoonful of olive oil and cooked it till it became sauce like. Applied it on toasted brown bread and enjoyed with my glass of Gazpacho.

10 comments:

Gayathri Kumar said...

Very easy breezy soup. Looks inviting...

layaa said...

Super healthy soup,very easy tooo.

Vardhini said...

Has been on my list forever. So refreshing right.

Vardhini
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Priya said...

Super refreshing and delicious soup..

Harini said...

Easy and refreshing!

R said...

looks simple and easy. luv the flavors going in there.

Torviewtoronto said...

delicious soup lovely site nice to meet you

Mélange ! said...

Nice innovative idea of spanish soup ! Looks perfect.

veena krishnakumar said...

Very delicious soup. Refreshing too!!!!

Cool Lassi(e) said...

Cold soup sounds inviting on a hot day. But its cold and windy in this part of the world and I am shivering shivering. What I need is something warm and creamy..hehe.

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