recipe has been reproduced courtesy of Orce
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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.
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
chop the tomatoes, pepper, onion and cucumber.
all the ingredients in a large bowl or food processor
a hand blender or food processor, blend the ingredients
together to form a thick paste.
the oil, vinegar and season with salt and pepper
for a second time, adding water little by little until
you achieve the desired consistency.
in tall glasses with crushed ice.
with permission of Orce