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Gazpacho
En Español

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  • Makes: 6 Servings
  • Prep Time: 25 minutes

Take a trip to Spain in your very own kitchen! Gazpacho, a Spanish favorite, is a cooling pureed vegetable soup topped with extra virgin olive oil for a smooth finish.

Ingredients

For the Soup:
  • 3 slices bread (crusts removed and discarded )
  • 1 1/4 cups cold water (divided)
  • 3 medium tomatoes (ripe, skinned, seeded, and roughly chopped, about 3 3/4 cup or 2 pounds)
  • 1 small cucumber (peeled, seeded, and roughly chopped, about 1 1/2 cup)
  • 1 green pepper (seeded and roughly chopped, about 1 cup)
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic ( or 4 cloves fresh garlic, finely chopped)
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon low-sodium adobo seasoning
For the garnish
  • 1 small tomato (seeded and finely chopped, about 1 cup)
  • 1/2 small red onion (finely chopped, about 1/2 cup)
  • 1/2 green bell pepper (seeded and finely chopped, about 1/2 cup)
  • 1 hard-cooked egg (finely chopped)

Directions

  1. Tear bread into small pieces; transfer to medium bowl and cover with 1 cup water.
  2. Soak until bread is saturated, about 15 minutes.
  3. Squeeze water from bread, discarding soaking water.
  4. In bowl of blender or food processor, add bread, tomatoes, cucumber, bell pepper, garlic, and 1/4 cup of water.
  5. Blend until well combined, about 1 minute.
  6. With motor running, add oil in steady stream until well blended.
  7. Stir in vinegar, season with low-sodium adobo.
  8. Strain pureed soup through small-hole strainer, into soup terrine, pressing firmly to pass all liquid through strainer, discard any solids.
  9. Cover terrine; transfer to refrigerator.
  10. Chill at least 1 hour, or up to 48 hours.
  11. To serve, divide soup evenly among serving bowls.
  12. Garnish with tomatoes, onions, peppers, and eggs.

Notes

Serving Suggestions: Serve with Spanish Garlic Shrimp, Garlic and Spanish Rice, and a glass of non-fat milk to make the meal complete.

Source:

Lo Mejor de la Cocina Goya: Cocina Latina Saludable, Rica y Económica

Nutrition Information

Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 170
Total Fat 10 g
Saturated Fat 2 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 160 mg
Carbohydrates 18 g
Dietary Fiber 2 g
Total Sugars 5 g
Added Sugars included 1 g
Protein 3 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Calcium 54 mg
Iron 1 mg
Potassium 504 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 170
Total Fat 10 g
Saturated Fat 2 g
Monounsaturated Fat 7 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1 g
Linoleic Acid 1 g
α-Linolenic Acid 0.1 g
Omega 3 - EPA 0 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 3 mg
Cholesterol 0 mg
Carbohydrates 18 g
Dietary Fiber 2 g
Total Sugars 5 g
Added Sugars included 1 g
Protein 3 g
Minerals
Calcium 54 mg
Potassium 504 mg
Sodium 160 mg
Copper 179 mcg
Iron 1 mg
Magnesium 29 mg
Phosphorus 83 mg
Selenium 5 mcg
Zinc 1 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 80 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0.3 mg
Vitamin B12 0.1 mcg
Vitamin C 51 mg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Vitamin E 2 mg
Vitamin K 23 mcg
Folate 59 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0.2 mg
Riboflavin 0.1 mg
Niacin 2 mg
Choline 36 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

MyPlate Food Groups

MyPlate Food Groups
Vegetables
1 1/2 cups
Grains
1/2 ounces