Benjamin Lebus

The Ultimate Homemade Gazpacho

Benjamin Lebus
The Ultimate Homemade Gazpacho

Sack off the carton stuff. This recipe is the business. And so, so refreshing.


Get some nice tomatoes.



  • Bread Roll - £0.30

  • Sherry Vinegar - £1.40

  • Garlic - £0.30

  • Spring Onions - £0.49

  • 1 Red Pepper - £0.50

  • 1 Green Pepper - £0.50

  • 1 Cucumber - £0.50

  • 14 Plum Tomatoes - £1.85

  • Total Cost - £5.84 - This covers absolutely everything. All we assume you have in your kitchen beforehand is SALT, PEPPER AND OLIVE OIL.


  1. Prep. Time. Peel, de-seed and slice 1 cucumber. De-seed 1 red and 1 green pepper, and chop into chunks. Chop 1 and a half garlic cloves into slices. Slice up 3 spring onions. Tear up a stale bread roll.

  2. Throw all these ingredients into a large bowl. Add 3 and a half tablespoons of sherry vinegar, 5 tablespoons of olive oil and a generous sprinkle of salt and pepper.

  3. Get your hands stuck in and crush everything into a pulp. Once it is broken down, get the blender involved.

  4. Blend until smooth, and then ladle the gazpacho into a pouring jug.

  5. Serve with lots of ice, and a drizzle of good olive oil on top at the end, and a bit of pepper. Enjoy.

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