Blanco's Roasted Vegetable Gazpacho|
Ignacio Blanco's Roasted Vegetable Gazpacho
4 Ripe tomatoes
2 sm Or 1 md eggplant, peeled,
-and cut into large chunks
4 sm Or 2 md zucchini, cut into
2 md Onions, peeled, and cut into
About 10 cloves of garlic,
1/2 c Olive oil
1/4 c Sherry vinegar
Salt and freshly ground
-black pepper to taste
4 c Water
4 Slices stale bread, crusts
-removed and torn up
Preheat oven to 400 degrees. In a roasting pan, combine tomatoes, eggplant,
zucchini, onions, garlic, and olive oil. Roast until eggplant is tender,
stirring occassionally, about 30 minutes.
Turn mixture into a bowl and add vinegar, salt, pepper, water, and bread.
Refrigerate and let sit several hours or overnight.
In a food processor or blender, blend mixture until smooth. Put it through
a food mill or strainer and discard solids. Check seasoning, garnish with
garlic croutons or roasted tomatoes and serve.
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