Salmorejo Recipe

This cool Spanish soup is loaded with taste! Try this as a side dish on a hot summer day or a first course to a festive meal.

Ingredients

  • 6 medium tomatoes, deseeded and chopped
  • 1/2 medium Vidalia onion, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 6 ounces tomato paste, low sodium
  • 8 slices light whole wheat bread chopped, day old
  • 4 eggs, hardboiled (yolks discarded) and chopped
  • 2 ounces ham, cut into small cubes

Directions

  1. Put a large pot on medium high heat and add tomatoes, onion, garlic and olive oil. Cook until juices are released from tomatoes and begin to make a sauce (about 10-15 minutes).
  2. Add tomato paste and stir. Once the sauce is prepared add in the day old bread turn heat down to medium. Toss until bread is completely coated, cook for additional 10 minutes on medium to low heat.
  3. Transfer mixture in small portions to a food processer and blend until smooth. Once the entire mixture is pureed, refrigerate for at least 30 minutes.
  4. Serve in small bowls topped with a garnish of a bit of chopped ham and egg whites .

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size

Amount Per Serving

Calories
220
% Daily Value*
  • Total Fat
    2g
    3%
  • Saturated Fat
    1g
    5%
  • Cholesterol
    6mg
    2%
  • Sodium
    365mg
    15%
  • Total Carbohydrate
    38g
    13%
  • Dietary Fiber
    8g
    32%
  • Sugars
  • Protein
    12g
    24%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calories needs.