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Gazpacho Andaluz

This recipe has been reproduced courtesy of Orce Serrano Hams -

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Gazpacho Andaluz or Cold Tomato Soup is a very typical summer dish and appears in restaurants and bars from about May. It is generally eaten as a starter and is very refreshing in the heat of the afternoon.


4 large tomatoes
1 small cucumber peeled
1 clove of garlic
half a small onion
1 small red pepper
3 tablespoons of olive oil
2 tablespoons of white wine vinegar
salt and pepper to taste
water amount depends on desired consistency
ice cubes to serve


  • Roughly chop the tomatoes, pepper, onion and cucumber.
  • Finely chop the garlic
  • Place all the ingredients in a large bowl or food processor
  • Using a hand blender or food processor, blend the ingredients together to form a thick paste.
  • Add the oil, vinegar and season with salt and pepper
  • Blend for a second time, adding water little by little until you achieve the desired consistency.
  • Serve in tall glasses with crushed ice.

Serves 4

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