Have you ever tried Gazpacho?
Gazpacho is a cold soup made with blended vegetables that is widely eaten in Spain and Portugal, especially during hot summers, as it is refreshing and cool.
*2 lb. tomatoes, quartered (I’ve used red and yellow tomatoes)
*2 small cucumbers, chopped
*1/2 red bell pepper, chopped
*1 clove garlic, roughly chopped
*2 tbsp sherry vinegar
*1/2 cup cold water
*2 tbsp Extra-virgin olive oil, plus a bit more for garnish
*Freshly ground black pepper
*2 tbsp. thinly sliced basil, for garnish
Optional: salt to taste, hot sauce
*Combine tomatoes, cucumbers, pepper, garlic, vinegar, and water in a food processor or blender.
*Blend until smooth, then add olive oil and blend to combine.
*Taste and season with pepper, and more vinegar if needed. Cover and refrigerate until chilled.
*To serve, divide soup among bowls and top with basil and a drizzle of olive oil.