Portuguese Gaspacho Fresh Tomato and Bread Soup

Genny Miller

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@gendee

My Grandmother used to make this wonderful soup on hot summer days. Very delicious! It's especially good when you use fresh tomatoes straight from your garden.


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Serves:

Makes 6 servings

Prep:

30 Min

Ingredients

2 clove
garlic, minced
1 Tbsp
salt
1
green bell pepper, seeded, cored and coarsely chopped
3
tomatoes, large, coarsely chopped
1
cucumber, peeled and coarsely chopped
5 c
water
1/4 c
white vinegar
2 Tbsp
olive oil
2 tsp
chopped fresh coriander
1 pinch
coarsely ground pepper
4 oz
day-old french or italian bread, cut in 1-inch cubes. about 4 cups

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a large bowl, mash garlic and salt until paste-like. Add green bell pepper, tomatoes and cucumber. Toss gently breaking up- tomatoes with back of spoon.
2
Add water, vinegar and olive oil. Stir to mix. Sprinkle with coriander and black pepper.
3
Place pieces of bread over top, cover and let stand for 20 minutes, or until bread is softened. Taste and adjust seasonings with salt, pepper and vinegar if necessary. Serve immediately.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Soups, Other Soups
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy
Hashtag: #Gaspacho