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Basic Gazpacho

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Introduction

A basic gazpacho recipe, which you can then customise to your own liking, though this one works every time.

A basic gazpacho recipe, which you can then customise to your own liking, though this one works every time.

Ingredients

Serves: 8

Metric Cups
  • 1 kilogram tomatoes (cored and chopped)
  • 1 tin plum tomatoes (400g tin)
  • 1 red pepper
  • 1 green pepper
  • 1 medium cucumber (peeled)
  • 2 slices bread (day old, dipped in water then squeezed)
  • 2 cloves garlic (peeled)
  • 60 millilitres sherry vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 salt
  • 2⅕ pounds tomatoes (cored and chopped)
  • 1 tin plum tomatoes (400g tin)
  • 1 red bell pepper
  • 1 green bell pepper
  • 1 medium cucumber (peeled)
  • 2 slices bread (day old, dipped in water then squeezed)
  • 2 cloves garlic (peeled)
  • 2⅛ fluid ounce sherry vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 salt

Method

Basic Gazpacho is a community recipe submitted by ProastioMinger and has not been tested by Nigella.com so we are not able to answer questions regarding this recipe.

  • In the bowl of a food processor blend the tomatoes
  • Now chop and add the rest, apart from the oil vinegar and salt
  • Stir in oil and vinegar and salt
  • Leave in fridge overnight to chill
  • In the bowl of a food processor blend the tomatoes
  • Now chop and add the rest, apart from the oil vinegar and salt
  • Stir in oil and vinegar and salt
  • Leave in fridge overnight to chill
  • Additional Information

    Garnish with a selection of chopped peppers, hard boiled egg or a slice of lemon, add ice cubes and serve If you really cannot wait a few hour will do I sometimes add herbs such as parsly or tarragon to it if serving at a dinner party but herb in to the ice cubes before freezing its a very nice touch

    Garnish with a selection of chopped peppers, hard boiled egg or a slice of lemon, add ice cubes and serve If you really cannot wait a few hour will do I sometimes add herbs such as parsly or tarragon to it if serving at a dinner party but herb in to the ice cubes before freezing its a very nice touch

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