Raw Avocado Gazpacho Recipe

A tasty raw avocado gazpacho recipe can be made using buttery organic avocados for a nice change.  A traditional gazpacho soup is usually red in color and made with ripe tomatoes along with other fresh ingredients. 

However, an avocado gazpacho recipe will be green in color - but still with a focus on really fresh ingredients.  Gazpacho is a refreshing chilled soup that a lot of people crave during the hot summer months. 

However, I think type of gazpacho recipe should be eaten all year round - as long as you can find really great tasting avocados.

Simple Avocado Gazpacho

Instructions:

  1. Mince serrano, garlic, and fresh herbs in food processor or crush in a mortar and pestle.
  2. Puree "greenish in color" ripe Heirloom tomatoes and mix together with herb mix.
  3. Then puree ripe avocados and stir into mixture.  Chill for 1 hour.

Ingredients:

  • Serrano Pepper
  • Fresh Basil
  • Garlic
  • Fresh Cilantro & Tarragon
  • Puree of "Greenish" Ripe Tomatoes
  • Puree of Ripe Avocados

All you need are a few good ingredients and a food processor to make this simple gazpacho soup recipe.  I like the amount of fresh fragrant herbs used in this gazpacho recipe.

Blender Avocado Gazpacho Recipe

Instructions:

  1. Blend ingredients and chill before serving.
  2. Top with creme fraiche or your favorite yogurt - serve in cold bowls to keep your avocado gazpacho chilled.
  3. And garnish with a basil leaf.

Ingredients:

  • 3 Fresh Radish
  • 2 to 3 Green Onions
  • 1 Cucumber
  • 1 Red or Orange Bell Pepper (seeded)
  • 2 Tbsp. Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil or Chilli Oil
  • 1 to 2 Tbsp. of Lemon Juice
  • 2 Tbsp. of Raw Apple Cider Vinegar
  • 1/2 cup Spring Water
  • 1 Ripe Avocado
  • 1/3 cup of Fresh Basil Leaves
  • Sea Salt & Pepper (to taste)

With this gazpacho recipe, you can adjust the ingredients to suit your own taste buds and what you may have available in your kitchen.

Seafood Avocado Gazpacho

This is a chunky avocado gazpacho seafood recipe.

You can add in crab meat, shrimp, or whatever seafood you want to experience in your seafood avocado gazpacho recipe.

How to Choose a Ripe Avocado

Even though I'm from Hawaii, where there are a ton of avocado trees - I still have trouble choosing a good avocado.  Especially in the states where avocados are not naturally grown.

Basically, you can tell when an avocado is ripe, when its hard skin gives slightly when squeezed. 

Unfortunately, most avocados will have to be ripened at home to get the perfect ripe avocado.

Every time I buy what I thought was a perfectly ripe avocado at the grocery store, it turns out to be an overripe avocado by the time I use it in a recipe.

So learning a trick or two on how to ripen an avocado will help so many to make a successful and tasty avocado gazpacho recipe.

Tricks to Ripen An Avocado

I learned this trick in Hawaii - I used a banana to help ripen my avocado.

Place an unripe avocado or avocados in a brown paper bag - along with a tomato, apple, or banana (this quickens the ripening process).

The unripe avocado or avocados should ripen in a day to 3 days. 

Then you can store your ripe avocado in the refrigerator to extend the life of your ripened avocado for a day or two longer.

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