Grandma Thelma's Gazpacho

melanie kenefsky


My Step-Mother gave me this recipe 34 years ago when I first got married. The only thing I added was avacados and if you want something really special add a tsp of sugar and 1 lb of shrimp you will be the hit of the party with this one!!


★★★☆☆ 5 votes

35 Min
2 Hr


  • 8 large
    tomato’s, chopped
  • 4
    celery stalks chopped
  • 2 medium
    green peppers chopped
  • 2 medium
    red onions, chopped
  • 4 small
    4 sm or 2 lg jalapeno peppers minced
  • 4-6 clove
    garlic minced
  • 1 bunch
    cilantro, chopped
  • 2 c
    cold water
  • 1/2 c
    olive oil
  • 1/2 c
    red wine vinegar
  • 4 tsp
    kosher salt
  • 2 tsp
    ground cumin
  • 1/4 tsp
    fresh ground pepper
  • ·
    tabasco sauce to taste (optional)
  • 2 large
    avacados (optional)

How to Make Grandma Thelma's Gazpacho


  1. 1)Toss cut up vegetables in extra lg bowl

    2)Mix 1 cup of vegetables and 1 cup of the water in blender or food processor until pureed.

    3)Add back to the vegetables & stir in remaining ingredients.

    4)Refrigerate at least 2 hrs.prefer overnight

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About Grandma Thelma's Gazpacho

Course/Dish: Other Soups
Collection: Grandma's Table
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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