Gazpacho Recipe

Update: This post was updated May, 2021 with new photos and recipe card.

Gazpacho is a refreshing chilled Spanish tomato soup.  Made with fresh ingredients, this Gazpacho recipe is served cold, so you don’t have to heat up your kitchen making it. Plus, gazpacho is an excellent thing to make to use up the leftover tomatoes from your garden!

How to Make this Easy Gazpacho Soup Recipe

I’ve tried a couple different gazpacho recipes, but this particular one is my VERY favorite.   Warning: this recipe has some spicy zip to it!

INGREDIENTS:

Fresh tomatoes, cucumbers, and all other ingredients needed for this gazpacho soup recipe.
Gazpacho is best when fresh ingredients are used. Summer tomatoes make the best gazpacho recipe!
  • 5 Large tomatoes, quartered
  • 1/2 cucumber peeled, and seeded
  • 1/2 red bell pepper
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 1tbs. coarse salt
  • 1tsp. cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1/2 red pepper

INSTRUCTIONS for this no cook soup recipe:

Process steps of gazpacho soup recipe.
This gazpacho soup recipe only takes 15 minutes to make!
Step 1: Prepare all the vegetables for blending.
  • Wash all vegetables well under running water.
  • Remove tops of tomatoes and cut into quarters.
  • Peel the cucumber and use a spoon to scoop out the seeds.
  • Remove the seeds from the pepper and cut into quarters.
  • Peel off outer layer of red pepper and roughly chop half of it.
Step 2: Place all the vegetables in a blender or food processor. 
Step 3: Sprinkle the spices over the top and drizzle with olive oil.
Step 4: Process until the soup is smooth and creamy.

Blend all the ingredients in a blender until finely pureed. You may have to do it in two batches depending on the size of your blender.

Bowls of gazpacho soup garnished with croutons and finely diced cucumbers and red peppers.
Use some of the gazpacho soup ingredients as a pretty garnish for the top.

What to serve with gazpacho soup;

Traditional gazpacho is served with croutons or hot, crusty bread. 

You could easily use this gazpacho recipe as a side dish, and make a complete meal out of it. That’s what I did above, alongside some salmon. But, if you’re in a”fancy”mood, you could serve gazpacho as a first course at a more elaborate dinner! It would be very sophisticated, and would take you virtually no time at all to make! Either way it is deelish. Best of all- it tastes even better the next day, so be sure to make leftovers!

Tip: You can use the leftover 1/2 of your red bell pepper and cucumber for a pretty garnish on the top.

2 bowls of gazpacho
Gazpacho can be served as a main course or lovely appetizer.

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Yield: 8

Gazpacho Recipe

Gazpacho Recipe

Traditional Gazpacho is a refreshing chilled Spanish tomato soup.  Made with fresh ingredients, this Gazpacho recipe is prepared in a blender or food processor, so there's no need to heat your stove. Have dinner made in less than 15 minutes!

Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes

Ingredients

  • 5 LARGE TOMATOES, QUARTERED
  • 1/2 CUCUMBER PEELED, AND SEEDED
  • 1/2 RED BELL PEPPER
  • 2 CLOVES OF GARLIC
  • 1TBS. COARSE SALT
  • 1TSP. CAYENNE PEPPER
  • 1/2 CUP OLIVE OIL
  • 1/2 red pepper

Instructions

STEP 1: PREPARE ALL THE VEGETABLES FOR BLENDING.

Wash all vegetables well under running water.

Remove tops of tomatoes and cut into quarters.

Peel the cucumber and use a spoon to scoop out the seeds.

Remove the seeds from the pepper and cut into quarters.

Peel off outer layer of red pepper and roughly chop half of it.

STEP 2: PLACE ALL THE VEGETABLES IN A BLENDER OR FOOD PROCESSOR. 

STEP 3: SPRINKLE THE SPICES OVER THE TOP AND DRIZZLE WITH OLIVE OIL.

STEP 4: PROCESS UNTIL THE SOUP IS SMOOTH AND CREAMY.

Blend all the ingredients in a blender until finely pureed. You may have to do it in two batches depending on the size of your blender.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

4

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 297Total Fat: 28gSaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 23gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 1602mgCarbohydrates: 13gFiber: 4gSugar: 8gProtein: 3g

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