Gazpacho Andaluz

Recipe by breezermom
READY IN: 1hr 45mins




  • In a large mixing bowl combine the six slices of diced bread, 3 very ripe chopped tomatoes, 1 chopped cucumber, 3 tablespoons olive oil, and 1 quart of water. Let soak for 1 hour, then puree blender, half at a time, on high speed for 8 seconds. Strain through a coarse sieve into a large soup bowl.
  • Add 2 cloves minced garlic, 2 tbsp wine vinegar, 2 tsp salt, 1 tsp ground cumin, and 4 ice cubes. Chill in the refrigerator for at least half an hour.
  • Meanwhile in separate dishes put the diced pepper, diced ripe tomato, diced cucumber. Dice the 2 slices of bread, brush with melted butter, and brown. Place your croutons in a separate dish as well.
  • Serve the gazpacho in well chilled bowls. Let each person help themselves to the diced garnishes in the small dishes, sprinkling some of each into their own soup bowl.