gaz·​pa·​cho | \gəz-ˈpä-(ˌ)chō, 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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At Segera Retreat in the Laikipia Plateau in Kenya, all the food is organic (heavy meals are replaced with selections like light, fresh pineapple gazpacho and fresh green salads) and served in a farm-to-table style. Mary Holland, Condé Nast Traveler, "How to Have a Healthy(ish) Safari Vacation," 12 Jan. 2018 Pamer and DiPrima Morisse prefer yellows, greens and blush tones. Craving a breakfast gazpacho? Mia Adorante Christiansen, Bon Appetit, "5 Ways to Get Your Skin as Psyched About Spring as You Are," 3 May 2018 Egozcue’s specialties include snapper tiradito, braised shortribs and a unique gazpacho with strawberries and tomatoes. Connie Ogle, miamiherald, "What happened to Bookstore in the Grove?," 12 June 2018 In the summer we are known for a few dishes like our watermelon and heirloom tomato salad, cucumber & green grape gazpacho, and our fried green tomatoes. Dana Mcmahan, The Courier-Journal, "How Louisville chefs re-imagine menus when you're just too hot to eat," 3 July 2018 Cover and chill the gazpacho in the fridge overnight. Chris Ross,, "Blender gazpacho has umami flavors," 9 July 2018 Purée them as part of a gazpacho or tomato soup, or simmer the fruit slowly to bring out its natural sweetness in a classic marinara sauce. Noelle Carter,, "Gazpacho, lasagna and other great ideas for tomatoes, now in season," 22 June 2018 While the newlyweds were posing for pics, guests grazed on lamb shanks, caviar and truffle crème fraîche, watermelon gazpacho, and tuna tartlets, while songs by Queen, The Weeknd, Prince, and David Bowie were played on strings. Alexandra Macon, Vogue, "This Bride Wore Chanel Haute Couture to Her Garden Wedding in California," 21 June 2018 Traditionally, gazpacho is a pureed mixture of fresh tomatoes, sweet bell peppers, onions, celery, cucumbers, garlic, olive oil, and vinegar. Darlene Zimmerman, Detroit Free Press, "Mango gazpacho is a sweet spin on a classic summer soup," 17 June 2018

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1775, in the meaning defined above

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

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