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Tomato Gazpacho

  • May 20, 2014
  • 10:32 am
Tomato Gazpacho

YIELD 6-8 servings

Ingredients

1 cup stale French bread cubes, crusts removed
Cold water
3 cups diced peeled tomatoes (about 1 1/2 pounds)
2/3 cup Green bell peppers, diced
2/3 cup peeled and diced English or other cucumber
1/3 cup diced red onion
2 garlic cloves, pressed
1 1/2 cups tomato juice
2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon Freshly ground black pepper
Minced green bell pepper and cucumber slices, for garnish

Instructions

1. In a small bowl cover bread with water; let stand 5 minutes or until bread is soft.  Squeeze out water.

2. In a processor, combine bread, tomatoes, pepper, cucumber, onion and garlic; process to a coarse purée. Pour into a large bowl; stir in tomato juice, oil, vinegar, salt and pepper. Cover and chill 4 hours or until cold. Ladle into bowls and garnish with minced pepper and cucumber.

Recipe by Jean Kressy with photography by Mark Boughton. This recipe originally appeared as Gazpacho on relish.com.

For more summer tomato recipes on relish.com, check out the following:

Summer Pasta with Peaches, Tomatoes, Pancetta and Basil

Summer Tomato Salad

Stuffed Tomatoes with Panko and Summer Vegetables

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11:00AM PDT on Jun 7, 2014

its great in the summer, I have several variations, all great on a hot day

10:37PM PDT on Jun 4, 2014

interesting

12:02AM PDT on May 30, 2014

Thank you for sharing.

8:14AM PDT on May 29, 2014

Sounds good, I have a recipe that doesn't run the vegetables through a food processor--you slice and dice until your hand falls off, but it is ever so good. This sounds somewhat easier! Thanks for the recipe.

12:36AM PDT on May 27, 2014

It looks simple, and I like simple recipes. As far as it being a cold soup, I don't see why someone couldn't heat it up and eat it as a tomato soup, you just couldn't call it gazpacho if it is warmed up.

4:22AM PDT on May 23, 2014

Thanks

6:16AM PDT on May 22, 2014

wonderful

6:15AM PDT on May 22, 2014

thank you

6:15AM PDT on May 22, 2014

great point

6:14AM PDT on May 22, 2014

good

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