Gazpacho, from www.PremierSystems.Com/recipes|
Google: Bruce Moffitt
This is one of the world's grand soups, and can be considered a salad in disguise. The recipe is generally attributed to the Portuguese, but it was well done and well known all around the Mediteranean world by the 1600's, shorty after the tomatoes and the chiles had arrived from the Americas.
It is a natural for a diet, being mostly tomato juice and light vegetables, but with a strong and satisfying presence. Buy the best olive oil you can find, and use just a few drops for seasoning. Enjoy!
In a glass bowl, add and mix together:
Chill all together for at least a few hours, and better if overnight. With a dollop of yoghurt, a dash of Tabasco, a squeeze of lime, a couple crackers and a glass of dry, dry white wine, this makes a wonderful small meal.