gaz·​pa·​cho | \ gəz-ˈpä-(ˌ)chō How to pronounce gazpacho (audio) , gə-ˈspä-\
plural gazpachos

Definition of gazpacho

: a spicy soup that is usually made from chopped raw vegetables (such as tomato, onion, pepper, and cucumber) and that is served cold

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Moser is known for his housemade bacon, pastas, foccaccia, chili and gazpacho, all of which may turn up on the new restaurant’s menu. Pam Kragen, San Diego Union-Tribune, "Vista’s Flying Pig restaurant to close, revamp into new TownHall concept," 25 Aug. 2019 Transfer the gazpacho to a container and chill in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours., "Recipe: Curry Gazpacho," 14 Aug. 2019 This one-pot gazpacho gives a savory twist to your favorite summer fruits by blending them with garlic and sherry vinegar. The Good Housekeeping Test Kitchen, Good Housekeeping, "Savory Stone Fruit Soup," 1 Aug. 2019 The $39 Spice dinner will be offered Sunday-Thursday and features starters such as tomato gazpacho or ricotta and spinach stuffed zucchini blossoms. Michael Mayo,, "Trouble sorting out 250 Miami Spice options? Try these 9 restaurants," 1 Aug. 2019 Think of it as a summer stock production of gazpacho or pasta with red sauce, with tomatoes in the lead role. Tim Carman, Washington Post, "Fresh summer tomatoes were made for this panzanella salad," 31 July 2019 The gazpacho was a smooth, blended type, with good fresh tomato flavor, a half-circle of garnish including fresh dill and a bit of avocado. Polly Campbell,, "Fausto is contemporary restaurant for Contemporary Arts Center," 15 July 2019 The evening was peppered with local customs: dancing horses, a marching band, and a feast that included paella, gazpacho, and mojama (cured tuna). Laura Regensdorf, Vogue, "Inside the Andalusian Wedding Where a Bullfighting Arena and Dancing Horses Made for a Weekend-Long Party," 6 Feb. 2018 Directions Make the gazpacho: In a blender, combine the cantaloupe, cucumber, shallots, salt and 1/3 cup of water. Bill St. John, The Denver Post, "Get Cooking: How to select (and utilize) melon," 2 July 2019

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1775, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of gazpacho

chiefly US : a spicy cold soup that is made with chopped vegetables (such as tomatoes, cucumbers, peppers, and onions)

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