Israeli Salad Gazpacho Soup

Foodie Lit

With tomatoes and cucumbers in season in this warmer weather, Gazpacho Soup is on the menu at our house! 


My husband and I are picky about Gazpacho Soup. We don’t like every recipe. One day I had made a larger than usual amount of Israeli salad, which I make with just chopped tomatoes and cucumbers, salt and pepper.  By the next morning, the salad was watery and I really didn’t want to eat it. I wondered how it would taste as Gazpacho Soup.  Adding some homemade croutons and allowing them to soak up the extra liquid, I then put an immerser blender in and blended until smooth. So easy.


It was the perfect recipe.  

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