Cold Strawberry Gazpacho

Cold Strawberry Gazpacho Recipe
Gazpacho is simply a soup made from raw vegetables and/or fruits and served cold; generally during summers. Strawberries are a wonderful choice for desserts. However, there’s no need to limit their use. They can make good appetizers too! When in season, you can make this refreshing version of the classic Spanish chilled vegetable soup from the sweet, ruby-hued strawberries.
Serves Preparation Time Cooking Time
4 People
30 Minutes
00 Minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 medium tomato, coarsely chopped (about 1 1/3 cups)
  • 1/2 cucumber, peeled and coarsely chopped (about 1 cup)
  • 1/2 medium red bell pepper, seeded and coarsely chopped (about 1/2 cup)
  • 500 gms ripe strawberries, hulled and halved
  • 1/2 tsp (teaspoon) minced garlic
  • 1/2 tsp chopped thyme
  • 3 tbsps (tablespoons) extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/2 cup organic vegetable broth
  • 6 strawberries, sliced

Method

Step 1

Place all the vegetables – tomato, cucumber, and bell pepper in a food processor.

Step 2

Grind until finely chopped and transfer to a bowl.

Step 3

Pulse the halved strawberries in the processor until finely chopped.

Step 4

Add these chopped strawberries to the cucumber mixture and stir to combine.

Step 5

Separate 1 cup strawberry mixture and keep it aside for later use.

Step 6

Put rest of the mixture, garlic, and thyme to the food processor and puree it.

Step 7

Return mixture to the bowl; stir in olive oil, vinegar, salt, black pepper, and the reserved 1 cup strawberry mixture.

Step 8

Cover and chill 4 to 8 hours.

Step 9

Stir in broth.

Step 10

Garnish with sliced strawberries.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 357.5 g

Calories 149 Calories from Fat 70
Total Fat 7.8 g 12% Saturated Fat 1.0 g 5%
Trans Fat 0.0 g Sodium 22 mg 1%
Potassium 699 mg 20% Total Carbohydrates 21.2 g 7%
Dietary Fiber 4.8 g 19% Sugars 11.3 g
Protein 3.1 g Vitamin A 35%
Vitamin C 149% Calcium 2%
Iron 9%

* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.