Gazpacho with Cucumber


Preparation info

  • Serves


    • Difficulty


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Simple Food

Simple Food

By Jill Dupleix

Published 2002

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This isn’t so much a cold soup, as a fresh and healthy vegetable smoothie. If you’re feeling flash, drop a cooked prawn into each bowl, as a surprise bonus.


  • 6 ripe tomatoes
  • 1 cucumber, peeled and seeded
  • 2 sweet red peppers, cored and seeded


Roughly chop the tomatoes, cucumber, peppers, onion and garlic, and combine in a blender.

Cut off the crusts from the bread and discard. Place the bread in a bowl with just enough water to cover, then immediately squeeze out the water and roughly tear the bread into pieces.

Add the bread to the blender with the sherry vinegar, olive oil, Tabasco, sea salt and pepper. Whiz for a