Great Gazpacho Recipes to Help You Chill Out

Whole Foods MarketWhole Foods MarketWho knew that there were so many ways to make gazpacho? Of course, if you ask the purists, they will say there is only one way to make gazpacho, and that is the Spanish way. That's how Vicky Cohen and Ruth Fox feel, authors of the blog May I Have That Recipe? Their Authentic Spanish Gazpacho recipe, which they made using fresh tomatoes from their father's garden in Barcelona, is a good place to start if you've never had this pleasantly refreshing chilled soup before.

But if it's not your first time having this summertime treat, you may be curious to try some new and interesting takes on it. Our collection of gazpacho recipes is a colorful one, with a beautiful Yellow Tomato Gazpacho that takes advantage of beautiful heirloom tomatoes, a Green Gazpacho with Spicy Croutons made with tomatillos, and even a Tricolored Gazpacho for those who just can't decide.

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And if fresh and fruity is more your speed, there are certainly a few of those recipes, too; check out all of the inspired takes on gazpacho.

Strawberry-Melon Gazpacho Recipe (pictured above)

INGREDIENTS:

2 cups diced cantaloupe
2 cups diced seedless watermelon
1 cucumber, peeled, seeded, and chopped
1 pound strawberries, preferably organic, hulled
1 tablespoon lime juice

DIRECTIONS:

Place the cantaloupe, watermelon, cucumber, half of the strawberries, and lime juice in the bowl of a food processor and blend until puréed. Chop the remaining strawberries and stir into the soup. Refrigerate until chilled.

Recipe Details:

Recipe courtesy of Whole Foods Market
Servings: 8
Special Designations: Vegan, Vegetarian, Healthy

Pineapple-Cucumber Gazpacho:

Here's a gazpacho with a tropical fruit twist.

Click here to see the Pineapple-Cucumber Gazpacho Recipe.

Gazpacho with Shrimp:

José Andrés shares a gazpacho recipe that's a bit more on the substantial side.

Click here to see the Gazpacho with Shrimp Recipe.


Spicy Watermelon Gazpacho:

This melon gazpacho packs some heat thanks to two different kinds of chili powder.

Click here to see the Spicy Watermelon Gazpacho Recipe.

Tricolored Gazpacho:

This is the gazpacho for those who just can't decide what color tomatoes to use.

Click here to see the Tricolored Gazpacho Recipe.

-Will Budiaman, The Daily Meal

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