Salmorejo is a delicious creamy soup, that is served cold and made only by a few ingredients: tomatoes, bread, garlic, olive oil, and salt.
Salmorejo is similar to gazpacho but thicker and creamier in texture because of the bread.
It is served as a starter or first meal and accompanied with chunks of iberico ham and crumbled hard boiled eggs on top.
This recipe is full of vitamins(vitamin C), antioxidants(selenium) and minerals because of the nutrient dense of tomatoes.
You can enjoy also salmorejo as a sauce preparing a toast with iberico ham on top, love it!!!
For this easy recipe we will need:
- 2 pounds(1 kg) ripe tomatoes
- 7 oz (200g) stale bread
- 9 oz (150ml) spanish olive oil
- 1 clove of garlic
- salt to taste
- 2 boiled eggs
- sliced iberico ham