Green Gazpacho with Shrimp Recipe

Green Gazpacho with Shrimp Recipe

How To Make Green Gazpacho with Shrimp

This invitingly hearty green gazpacho gives a refreshing flavor to the classic soup, made from cucumbers, onions, and green grapes mixed with shrimp.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 10 minutes
Chill Time: 20 minutes
Total: 45 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 1small loaf white bread,country-style
  • 2tbspwhite wine vinegar
  • cupswater
  • 3cucumbers
  • ½onion
  • 2tspalmonds,sliced
  • 2clovesgarlic
  • 2cupsgreen grapes,seedless
  • ½cupolive oil,plus an additional 2 tbsp
  • 2tspsalt
  • 1lbshrimp

Instructions

  1. In a medium glass or stainless-steel bowl, combine 3 cups of bread cubes with vinegar.

  2. Add water, then set aside for 5 minutes to soften.

  3. In a blender, combine the cucumbers, onion, almonds, 1 clove of garlic, and 1 cup of grapes.

  4. Add the soaked bread, the ½ cup of olive oil, and 1 teaspoon of salt.

  5. Puree until smooth.

  6. Put the soup in the refrigerator to chill for about 20 minutes, or up to several hours.

  7. Meanwhile, in a large nonstick frying pan, heat the remaining 2 tablespoons of oil over moderately high heat.

  8. Add the shrimp and the remaining 1 clove of garlic and 1 teaspoon of salt.

  9. Cook, stirring frequently, for 3 to 5 minutes until the shrimp are just done.

  10. Remove the shrimp with a slotted spoon.

  11. Reduce the heat to moderate and add the remaining 3 cups of bread cubes.

  12. Cook, stirring frequently, for about 5 minutes until the bread is crisp and golden.

  13. Cut the remaining grapes in half.

  14. In a small bowl, stir together the halved grapes, shrimp, and croutons.

  15. Serve the gazpacho (thinned with a small amount of water if it’s thicker than preferred) topped with the warm or room-temperature shrimp-and-grape mixture.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 615.84kcal
  • Fat: 31.61g
  • Saturated Fat: 4.77g
  • Trans Fat: 0.04g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 20.83g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 4.55g
  • Carbohydrates: 60.22g
  • Fiber: 5.17g
  • Sugar: 20.46g
  • Protein: 25.75g
  • Cholesterol: 142.88mg
  • Sodium: 1461.77mg
  • Calcium: 214.64mg
  • Potassium: 771.89mg
  • Iron: 3.93mg
  • Vitamin A: 74.79µg
  • Vitamin C: 10.51mg
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