🍞🍉 WATERMELON GAZPACHO (COLD SOUP) FROM LEFTOVER BREAD // Sita & Nena
WATERMELON GAZPACHO, one of our delicious plant-based creations💚 by cooking a traditional recipe: gazpacho (veggie cold soup) plus adding something new fruits: watermenlon. Grandma Sita and grandchild Nena intergenerational cuisine, possibly one of the best gastro-fusion, always tasty cooked from the scratch with love. Simply irresistible!
- INGREDIENTS: Plant-based recipe💚
1 small cucumber
2 ripe tomatoes
A quarter of onion
A quarter of medium bell pepper
50g leftover bread (also called day-old, stale bread), soaked.
¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil, to taste
3 tablespoons white wine or cider vinegar, to taste
Salt and ground black pepper, to taste
Our note: The recipe is for a jug of gazpacho.
1. Cut the stale bread into thick slices. Put into a bowl. Cover with water and wait for a while. Strain the soaked bread and put all into a jug.
2. Wash the vegetables well. Peel the tomatoes and chop into cubes. Chop the cucumber, onion, tomatoes and bell pepper into cubes. Add the chopped veggies into the jug.
3. Chop the watermelon into cubes, carefully take out the seeds. Put into the jug as well. Mix all well with a blender.
4. Add ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil and generous tablespoons vinegar, to taste. Add and ground black pepper, to taste. Mix it with the blender until it forms a fine pulp texture.
5. Cover the jug with cling film and put it in the fridge for a while. The gazpacho has to be cold to serve.
- DID YOU KNOW…
- Gazpacho is a soup made of raw vegetables and served cold, usually with a tomato base, originating in the southern Spanish region of Andalucía. Gazpacho is widely eaten in Spain and neighbouring Portugal, particularly during the hot summers. | wikipedia.org
- Watermelon (Citrullus lanatus) is a scrambling and trailing vine in the flowering plant family Cucurbitaceae. The species was long thought to have originated in southern Africa, but this was based on the erroneous synonymization by L. H. Bailey (1930) of a South African species with the cultivated watermelon. | wikipedia.org