Tomato gazpacho with basil yoghurt (Spanish, Accompaniment)
A good cold soup to go begin your meal
Preparation time: 15 minutes Serves: 4 Recipe Ingredients:: 100g ripe tomatoes ½ small onion, chopped ½ small red pepper, chopped 1 clove garlic ½ slice white bread 1 tbsp virgin olive oil 1½ tbsp red wine vinegar 1 tsp lime juice For the Basil yoghurt: 25g fresh basil leasves 40ml olive oil 4tbsp thick yoghurt
Recipe Method: Place the tomatoes, onion, red pepper, garlic and bread in the food processor and blend in until smooth. Mix remaining ingredients together and stir into the gazpacho. Chill until ready to use. For the basil yoghurt, mix together all the ingredients and chill until ready to use. Serve the gazpacho with a spoonful of the basil yoghurt on the top.
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