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Fresh Iowa Gazpacho

Gazpacho, a classic in Spanish cuisine, is a refreshing summer soup!
Prep Time15 mins
Chill Time2 hrs
Total Time2 hrs 15 mins
Course: Appetizer, Side Dish, Soup
Cuisine: Spanish
Keyword: Peppers, Tomatoes
Servings: 4
Calories: 228kcal


  • Blender or Food Processor


  • 2 lbs tomato chopped
  • 1 bell pepper seeded and chopped
  • 1 cucumber peeled, seeded, and chopped
  • cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 tbsp rice wine vinegar
  • 1 clove garlic
  • ¼ onion for topping
  • 3 green onions for topping
  • 1 jalapeño seeded and chopped, for topping


  • Put the tomatoes, bell pepper, cucumber, olive oil, vinegar, and garlic in a blender. Season with salt and pepper. Process until smooth, adding up to ½ cup water as necessary. For a smoother texture, strain through a food mill or sieve. Taste and adjust.
  • Refrigerate for a few hours before serving.
  • Garnish with veggies, herbs, croutons and/or olive oil. Stores well in the fridge for 5-7 days.


Provided by Fabiola Allbee