Today we got a hot one for ya. We’re making a cooling Gazpacho soup for this hot day. So grab your favorite beverage and jump in the blender bowl with us as we travel to Spain. Let’s make it!

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Hot Boyz Tip
This recipe is perfect for summertime since it's so hot and tomatoes are in season!

Episode

Ingredients

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Servings
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Ingredient
Amount
Hearty Bread (Crusts Removed)
8 Ounces
Tomatoes
3 Pounds
Medium Sized Cucumber
1
Red Onion
1
Bell Pepper
1
Garlic
3 Cloves
Fresh Oregano (Optional)
1/4 Cup
Dried Oregano
1/2 Teaspoon
Extra Virgin Olive Oil
3/4 Cup
Red Wine Vinegar
3 Tablespoons
Ground Cumin
1 Teaspoon
Kosher Salt
1 Teaspoon
Black Pepper
1/2 Teaspoon
Chives (Optional)
Fresh Basil (Optional)
Leftover Bread (For Serving)
Total
16

Steps

  1. Prepping the ingredients
    1. Rip the inside parts of a nice hearty bread up into chunks and place in a large bowl. Ripping up bread into chunks
    2. Roughly chop up the tomatoes into large chunks and make a layer of the chunks on top of the bread. This should use about 1/2 of your tomatoes. Chopping up tomatoes
    3. Sprinkle 1/4 teaspoon of salt and 1/8 teaspoon of the black pepper over the tomatoes. Sprinkling salt over tomatoes Adding black pepper to tomatoes
    4. Now take the rest of the tomatoes and make another layer on top of the already salted and peppered tomatoes. Sprinkle another 1/4 teaspoon of salt and 1/8 teaspoon of the pepper over this new layer. A new layer of tomatoes Adding salt and black pepper to new layer of tomatoes
    5. Peel and slice the cucumber up into large half moon bits and add them to the tomatoes. cutting up the cucumber
    6. Roughly chop up the bell pepper into large chunks and add them to the bowl. Roughly chopping up a bell pepper
    7. Roughly chop up the onion and peel the garlic cloves. Add these to the bowl as well. Roughly chopping up onion
    8. Now sprinkle the remaining 1/2 teaspoon of salt and 1/4 teaspoon of black pepper all over the top. Adding salt to chopped veggies Adding black pepper to chopped veggies
    9. Roughly chop the fresh oregano and it along with the dried oregano Roughly chopping oregano Crumbling dried oregano over the bowl
    10. Add the olive oil and vinegar to the bowl and give it a good stir. Let this mixture sit out for about 30 minutes on your counter. Your patience will be rewarded. Adding olive oil to bowl Adding red wine vinegar to bowl Stiring the mixture
  2. Blender Time, Excellent
    1. Now after the 30 minutes is up, add as much of the ingredients in the bowl as you can fit into a blender. Add the cumin as well. You might have to blend it in batches. Blend until smooth. Blending ingredients Blending ingredients until super smooth
    2. Pour the gazpacho through a strainer or colander and stir vigoursly to remove the tomato and pepper skins and anything else. Pouring gazpacho into a colander Stiring the gazpacho through the colander to remove tomato and pepper skins What's leftover after straining the gazpacho
    3. Serve it up in a bowl with a little olive oil, chives, basil, black pepper and a piece of tasty bread. Enjoy! A big delicious bowl of super flavorful and filling gazpacho