Thursday, June 18, 2020

Summer Gazpacho



My sister and I have been using the Vitamix lately to make some yummy Summer Soups!
The first one we decided to make is a Gazpacho. 



Gazpacho is a chilled soup of blended vegetables.  It was so simple to make .


I had just gone to our local Farmer's market that afternoon, so I already had all the ingredients.

This is what we used:


4 large tomatoes
1 cucumber
1/2  green pepper
1/2 red pepper
1 Jalapeno pepper ( ribs and seeds removed)
2 cloves of  Garlic
1/4 cup red onion
1 tbsp Soy Sauce
2 tbsp Olive Oil
2 tsp Balsamic Vinegar
1 tsp of sea salt and a dash of pepper 

1/4 cup of cilantro



 A few pulses in the  Vitamix  and our soup was made.  Like any "chilled" soup, you'll want to put it in the fridge to chill for 2 hours.  Easy peasy!

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We garnished with croutons and cilantro.  We made this on a really hot day and it was quite refreshing!

Have you ever had Gazpacho? Do you like chilled soups?




12 comments:

  1. Looks yummy! I can't wait for summer tomatoes!

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  2. Ooooh, all of my favorite ingredients! Gotta say, I've never tried chilled soups, though...maybe this will be the summer to do so ;-)

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    1. Oh I suggest you try some summer chilled soups. We've been making some fruit ones too!

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  3. Gazpachos are my favorite all summer long! So easy and so healthy. The more jalapeƱo the better

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  4. Thanks for the reminder about gazpacho - I haven't made it in forever but it's so good!

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  5. We're in the midst of a heatwave, so chilled soup sounds good right now! I am on my second Vitamix after like 15 years. Love Vitamixes!

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  6. I love Gazpacho. I used to make it often but haven't in years.

    I don't own a Vitamix but the blender works fine for me when I do make soups.

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  7. I love gazpacho but I always forget to make it. I like how you peeled and seeded the cucumber before you added it to the soup. That is appealing. This looks like a very yummy recipe for when the tomatoes are ripe. should be soon!

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  8. I'm not a fan of really "hot" stuff. But if someone wants that "heat" they could keep the ribs and seeds in!

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