How to cook gazpacho ?
Gazpacho (Gazpacho) - this is Spanish cuisine dish, and it is a cold soup made from tomatoes.It is excellent saves in the hot summer and will appeal not only to fans of Spanish cuisine.For information on how to prepare gazpacho, we describe in detail in this article.
Gazpacho: a recipe with photos
To prepare the soup, we need:
- Tomatoes (choose ripe and fleshy) - 1 kg
- One cucumber (dlinnoplodny)
- Bulgarian pepper (can be red, and green) - 2 pcs.One piece goes in the soup, the other as an ornament to the soup.
- bulbs Half (better to use sweet onions, red)
- White bread (or bread and crackers ready)
- Garlic 2-3 cloves
- Black pepper (ground), salt and sugar to taste
- wine vinegar - 1 tbsp.Spoon
- Lemon Olive oil - 2 tbsp.spoon
- If desired, you can add a few drops of "Tabasco" (do not overdo it) hot sauce
Cooking soup start with the preparation of tomatoes, in order to make it with them can be easily removed peel do the following procedure on the part of the stalk do cruciate notdeep cuts, only the skins.Then place the tomatoes in boiling water for two minutes, then we shift them into cold water (to cool), remove, and now separated easily peels.
Before proceeding to the preparation of the remaining vegetables must also remove the stalk of tomatoes.
Further clean skin of the cucumber, as well as clean the peppers and garlic, we press (either with a knife or using chesnokodavilku).
When all the vegetables are ready, cut them into pieces and send in a blender grind.
Then add to the mix a loaf of white bread, pre-dividing it into small pieces, and give to get wet in a couple of minutes.Then again start the blender and mix until smooth.
Here we are almost done with the order and how to cook soup gazpacho, it remains only to add pepper, salt, sugar, vinegar and lemon juice to taste, as well as "Tabasco", if you wish, and then whisk in the blender.
When preparing gazpacho recipe is not necessarily one subtlety: skip the soup through a sieve, in order to clean it from the veins of tomatoes.This trick will help to make your soup texture soft and pleasant.
After all the spices are added, add the olive oil, mix soup and send it in the fridge to cool.
pepper and onion cut into small squares and simultaneously prepare croutons (croutons) of white bread without crust, in a pan or in the oven as you like more.You can also take a ready-made croutons.
Serve chilled gazpacho, poured in the middle of a plate of onion and pepper and garnish with greens and a little olive oil sprysnuv.Crackers can be supplied both separately and sprinkled their soup.
Now you see how easy it is to cook gazpacho, but the recipe is not the only one, it can vary.For example, you can add other vegetables, or just make Gazpacho of tomatoes, some cooks add to gazpacho almonds.