How to make Chilled Gazpacho Soup -

A Spanish delicacy – this cold soup is excellent to have on a hot summer day.

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : White bread slices (सफेद ब्रेड), Tomatoes (टमाटर)

Cuisine : Spanish

Course : Soups

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Chilled Gazpacho Soup

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Spanish cuisine is the result of a great variety of cooking cultures that have been living together in Spain.  The different climates and ways of life of each region to have played their role.  Some of the main ingredients that make up Spanish food are vegetables, meat and fish. 
Over the centuries Spain has been invaded by Romans, French, Moors, Phoenicians who introduced new cooking styles and ingredients in the Spanish cuisine, but the Spanish food is also influenced by other cultures. Spaniards were the main colonizers of America, Columbus was Spanish!  
The discovery of the New World brought new essential ingredients to the Mediterranean gastronomy like tomato, potato, chocolate that are now commonly used in a lot of Spanish dishes.

Prep Time : 0-5 minutes

Cook time : 41-50 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Chilled Gazpacho Soup Recipe

  • White bread slices 6 slices

  • Tomatoes quartered 6 medium

  • Cucumber roughly chopped 1 medium

  • Garlic cloves chopped 3-4

  • Olive oil 1/2 cup

  • Salt to taste

  • Crushed black peppercorns to taste

  • Green capsicum seeded and roughly chopped 1 medium

  • Wine vinegar 2 tablespoons

  • For the garnish

  • White bread slices cut into ½-inch cubes 1 slice

  • Green capsicum chopped 1 small

  • Onion chopped 1 small

Method

Step 1

Discard edges of bread slices, break into pieces and place in a bowl. Add water and soak the bread pieces for 5 minutes.

Step 2

Combine tomatoes, cucumber, garlic, soaked bread pieces, olive oil, salt, crushed peppercorns and water in a blender. Blend well.

Step 3

Add capsicum and vinegar and blend again.

Step 4

Strain the soup into a bowl and chill in a refrigerator.

Step 5

Pour the soup into individual Martini glasses. Garnish with bread cubes, chopped capsicum and chopped onion. Serve chilled.

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