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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Recent Examples on the Web Consider Heirloom’s delightful gazpacho, showcasing juicy peaches from Bennett Orchard, pickled cucamelons from Baywater and a slinky island of custard, sweet with corn courtesy of Fifer Orchards. Washington Post, 6 Aug. 2021 Pour the gazpacho into an airtight container and store in the fridge for 24 hours. Rebecca White, Dallas News, 27 July 2021 Korea has mul naengmyeon (cold noodle soup), but Spain's gazpacho, for me, is the most iconic. Meredith Deeds Special To The Star Tribune, Star Tribune, 23 June 2021 This gazpacho recipe originally came from Seattle’s Andaluca restaurant, where each bowl is topped with lumps of crab meat. oregonlive, 22 June 2021 Begin with tomatillo marmalade before moving on to starters like crawfish risotto with peas, asparagus and saffron or green tomato gazpacho. Joanna O'leary, Chron, 4 May 2021 Think something hearty that can power you through these next few months -- no delicate bisques or cold gazpacho will do during times like these. Casey Barber, CNN, 27 Feb. 2021 A few weeks ago, chef/owner Steven Brown — who might earn my vote as the Twin Cities’ most skilled soup maker — was crafting a gazpacho with tomatoes and watermelon, but his supply lines weren’t steady. Sharyn Jackson, Star Tribune, 7 Aug. 2020 Highlights include gazpacho, ravioli turkey breast roulade or monkfish and a strawberry Charlotte dessert. Los Angeles Times, 4 May 2020

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First Known Use of gazpacho

1775, in the meaning defined above

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“Gazpacho.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Sep. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of gazpacho

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

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