My Gazpacho

Gazpacho has many things in common with a smoothie, it’s juicy, tasty, thick and cold! I love tomatoes and this is one of the many reasons gazpacho is my ideal summer “dindin” (a wink and a nod to my blog friend Patty). I eat it together with some crunchy seed crackers while the goblins are still running in the garden before sleep time! And of course, theΒ Viking shares a bowl of this tasty tomato soup with me.

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INGREDIENTS:

600 g tomatoes roughly chopped
1 red pepper
1/2 cucumber, peeled and roughly chopped
2 tbsp Olive oil
2 medium shallots roughly chopped
1/2 tsp cumin seeds
Salt, pepper,
2 tbsp red vinegar
Sesame seeds

Put the tomatoes, pepper, shallots, cucumber, cumin, vinegar, oil in a blender. Process until smooth.
Taste, adjust the seasoning with salt & pepper. Refrigerate till the moment you serve it. Garnish with sesame seeds.

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35 thoughts on “My Gazpacho

  1. Pingback: Fiesta Friday #23|Happy 4th of July! | The Novice Gardener

  2. I’ve never thought of putting sesame seeds in Gazpacho before. I’ll need to try it out! Currently, our family’s favorite gazpacho recipe is from the French Laundry cookbook. Thanks for sharing your “Veggie Side” and happy Fiesta Friday!!

  3. I love gazpacho and could drink it straight from the blender! I love love love the addition of sesame seeds — very clever! Happy FF!

  4. Oh yum, what a great and refreshing recipe Lauzan! I love Gazpacho a lot and sometimes also make my own, love the simplicity of your recipe and the sesame topping, I must try that next time! Thanks for brining this along to the Fiesta, I hope you had a fantastic time! hugs, Sylvia

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