La Cosecha CSA

Recipes

Gazpacho

Serves 8 / Source: from www.thekitchn.com

Ingredients

  • 1½ lbs ripe tomatoes (about 5-7), chopped
  • 3 cup(s) stale bread, torn into bite-size pieces
  • 3-4 cup(s) vegetable or chicken stock
  • ¼ extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tbsp freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 red onion, finely chopped
  • 1 cucumber, peeled, chopped
  • 3 tbsp fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 2 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • ½ tsp ground cumin
  • Coarse salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste

Directions

  1. In a large non-reactive bowl, combine all ingredients. For the broth, begin with 3 cups. Working in batches, purée in blender. If consistency is too thick, add more broth. Once entirely blended, pour back into bowl and cover.
  2. Chill at least 2 hours in the refrigerator, preferably overnight for flavors to come together.
  3. Check for seasoning and adjust if necessary and stir well, or pulse in blender before serving. Garnish with cucumber slices, a sprig of cilantro, and/or chopped red onion.
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