Gazpacho Blanco ( White gazpacho)

almond soup

This soup is also called Gazpacho Blanco or Gapzacho  Malagueño as it is typical of Málaga

Ingredients: 

  1. 1 cup blanched almonds
  2. 4 small slices day-old French bread
  3. 2 cloves garlic
  4. 1 tsp salt
  5. 6 Tbsp. olive oil
  6. 3 Tbsp. white wine vinegar
  7. 2 cups ice water
  8. freshly ground pepper
  9. white grapes, peeled & sliced

 

  1. In a food processor finely grind the almonds.
  2. Remove the bread’s crust and soak in water.  Squeeze the bread dry.
  3. Add the bread  and the garlic to the food processor and pulse until the bread and garlic are well incorporated into the ground almonds.
  4. Slowly add the olive oil and vinegar, and enough of the water until the soup is of a creamy consistency.
  5. Pour into a bowl and add remaining water until the soup is of the consistency you prefer.  Season with salt & pepper
  6. Stir in the grapes just before serving.  Ladle into chilled bowls and serve.

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