Garden Gazpacho

 

Use those over-ripe tomatoes in this light Spanish Gazpacho.

garden gazpacho

Garden Gazpacho

 

INGREDIENTS

 

2 pounds very ripe tomatoes, seeded and roughly chopped

 

1 seedless cucumber or 1 pound Persian cucumbers, peeled and roughly chopped

 

1 red bell pepper, roughly chopped

 

1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil

 

1 tablespoon salt

 

1 tablespoon sherry vinegar

 

1/4 cup diced red onion, rinsed in cold water and patted dry with paper towels (optional)

 

DIRECTIONS

 

In a blender, whirl tomatoes, cucumber, pepper, olive oil, salt, and vinegar until smooth. (You may need to blend in batches.) Season with additional salt and pepper to taste. Garnish with red onion and other chopped veggies if desired.

 

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  1. 2016 Hope Gardens Heirloom Tomato (and Chili Pepper) Favorites - Hope GardensHope Gardens - March 9, 2016

    […] ripe rather than dead ripe. Over-ripe tomatoes can be mealy…into the sauce they go! Or the gazpacho. If animals tend to steal your tomatoes, pull them early and let them fully ripen indoors. More […]

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