If there is something to keep you cool in the summer heat, then this is the light and super refreshing Gazpacho! This Spanish goodness is a cold tomato-based soup, blended with cucumbers, red and green peppers, onion, garlic and fresh basil leaves. Or, at least this is our family version of Gazpacho : ) This quick summer recipe is totally raw vegan and gluten-free. Moreover, it’s incredibly easy to make and mmm…. it’s addictively delicious!
A perfect Gazpacho recipe starts with ripe, flavorful and heavenly tasty tomatoes. Thanks God, each summer we are blessed with amazing veggies and herbs, picked from my Grandma’s lovely garden and Toni’s parents fruit & vegetable little paradise. And I’m so happy that all veggies in this awesome raw vegetable soup are homegrown and freshly picked from the garden : )
Let’s see what you need for this quick, easy and awesomely refreshing Gazpacho soup!
Ingredients for Easy Summer Gazpacho Recipe (Raw, Vegan, Gluten-Free):
500 g ripe tomatoes, peeled and cut into wedges
2 cucumbers, peeled and chopped
1 red pepper, deseeded and chopped
1 green pepper, deseeded and chopped
1 red onion, quartered
1 clove of garlic, crushed
fresh basil leaves
2 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
a pinch of Himalayan salt and black pepper
Instructions for Easy Summer Gazpacho Recipe (Raw, Vegan, Gluten-Free):
1. Set aside part of the veggies and chop them for the topping of the soup.
2. Place the other ingredients in a blender or food processor and blend until desired smoothness.
3. Pour the cold soup into bowls.
4. Top with chopped tomatoes, cucumbers, peppers, onion and garnish with fresh basil leaves.
5. If you like it spicy, add diced chili pepper to your topping. It tastes fantastic!
Well, guys, if you haven’t still tried this raw vegan Spanish goodness, then you should! It’s a perfect summer treat for the whole family and the easiest way to get your kiddos to eat fresh summer veggies : ) Hooray!
Wishing you a beautiful day,
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