Mango Gazpacho with plum salsa
 
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Mango Gazpacho with plum salsa is essentially a chilled flavorful soup that's perfect for the summers and a great alternative to the usual mango shake and other mango desserts. Mango gazpacho is perfect to start off your summer brunch menu and wow guests.
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Recipe type: Starter
Cuisine: Spanish
Serves: 4
Ingredients
for the mango gazpacho
  • 4 tomatoes, roughly chopped
  • 2 ripe mangoes (use semi sweet ones if you dont like gazpacho to be a little sweet)
  • ½ medium red bell pepper, roughly chopped
  • ½ medium cucumber, peeled and roughly chopped
  • ½ red onion, roughly chopped
  • 1 medium fresh jalapeño, seeded and roughly chopped
  • 4 garlic cloves
  • ⅓ cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • One slice white bread, torn into 1-inch pieces
  • 2 tablespoons sherry vinegar
  • Lemon Juice of 1 lemon
  • Salt and black pepper
  • Tabasco - dash (for serving)
for plum salsa:
  • 1 Ripe plum, diced small
  • ¼ red bell pepper
  • 1 small ripe tomatoe
  • 2 tbsp cucumber, without seeds
  • Herbs like cilantro and mint
  • green serrano chili - 2
  • Salt and pepper.
  • Lime juice from 1 lemon
Instructions
for the Gazpacho:
  1. Blend together all the ingredients well till smooth. If needed, work in batches. Put the tomatoes, bell pepper, mango, cucumber, onion, olive oil , lime juice, bread, vinegar, jalapeño, and garlic in a blender; season with salt and pepper. Process until smooth.
  2. If it looks too thick, add couple of tablespoons of water or olive oil to thin it a bit and make it the right consistency.
  3. Taste and adjust accordingly. I end up adding more vinegar or salt.
  4. Pour into bowl and refrigerator for a couple of hours before serving.
for the plum salsa:
  1. Dice everything into a similar size, mix everything together and let it rest.
for serving:
  1. Bring the bowls out, top with 2 tbsp of the salsa on each bowl, drizzle some extra virgin olive oil and a dash of tabsaco sauce.
  2. Serve cold!
  3. Alternately, you can top it with shrimps or poached lobster for a luxurious brunch appetizer that's bound to wow guests!
Recipe by La Petit Chef at http://lapetitchef.in/2016/05/mango-gazpacho-with-plum-salsa.html