Thursday, December 20, 2012

Gazpacho soup

Gazpacho soup




Ingredients :-
2-3 slices brown bread
3-4 garlic cloves, coarsely chopped
6 medium tomatoes, quartered
1 medium cucumber, seeded and roughly chopped
1 medium green capsicum, roughly chopped salt to test
2 tablespoons wine vinegar
2 tablespoons olive oil

1 small onion, chopped
1 small green capsicum, chopped
1 slice white bread, cut into
½-inch cubes

Method :-
Soak the bread in half cup of water for five minutes and squeeze out excess water.
Process the bread with the garlic, tomatoes, cucumber and chilled water in a blender.
And the capsicum and salt and process again.
Add the wine vinegar and olive oil and continue to process.
Strain the soup into a bowl and chill in a refrigerator.
Garnish with the onion, green capsicum and bread cubes.

you can use malt vinegar or lemon juice instead of wine vinegar.
Gazpacho, the famed cold soup from Spain, is fondly called chunky liquid salad at home! Have it on a hot summer day. The brown bread is Chef Idea for increasing the fibre n the soup. Gazpacho is rich in vitamin c, low in calories and trans-fats and the garlic and olive oil help in lowering cholesterol levels.