Gazpacho recipe


Gazpacho originates from Seville, Spain, and it is a perfect refreshing dish during warm weather. It has fresh vegetables and herbs to make this lunch or dinner addition nutritious! There are 2 options for this gazpacho recipe, either straining it or leaving it thick.

If you strain it, it becomes more like a cold beverage (similar to tomato-based juice) and tastes great over ice. Leaving it thick will preserve healthy fiber, and it will be more of a soup texture.

Makes 2 servings
Serving Size: 1 cup
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 0 minutes

Ingredients for gazpacho

  • 3 medium cluster, heirloom, or roma tomatoes, chopped
  • 3 small cucumbers or 1-2 large cucumbers, chopped
  • ¼ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • Ground black pepper, to taste
  • ⅛ cup olive oil
  • 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tbsp fresh basil, chopped
  • 1 tbsp fresh mint, chopped
  • ½ cup water

Directions for gazpacho

  1. Peel all or some of the skin off of the cucumbers and loosely chop.
  2. Loosely the tomatoes, then add cucumbers and tomatoes to a blender.
  3. Add garlic powder, salt, black pepper, olive oil, vinegar, herbs, and water to the blender.
  4. Blend on high speed for at least 1 minute, and until the mixture is very smooth.
  5. Now you have the option to strain the gazpacho to create a very smooth consistency.
  6. If you choose to keep the texture as is (for soup), pour gazpacho into a container and place it in the fridge for 2 to 4 hours to chill.
  7. If you want a smoother consistency (for a beverage), strain the gazpacho, and then place in the fridge.
  8. Serve in bowls or glasses after chilling. You can top the chilled gazpacho soup with a drizzle of olive oil, fresh chopped herbs, or other toppings to your taste.

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Nutrition facts

Per Serving

  • calories: 174
  • carbohydrate: 13.2g
  • cholesterol: 0mg
  • fat: 13.3g
  • fiber: 3.8g
  • potassium: 737mg
  • protein: 3g
  • saturated fat: 1.9g
  • sodium: 597mg
  • sugar: 8.8g
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