Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A chilled soup made with chopped tomatoes, cucumbers, onions, peppers, and herbs.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A cold soup of Spanish origin, made with tomatoes and raw vegetables.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a soup made with chopped tomatoes and onions and cucumbers and peppers and herbs; served cold

Etymologies

Spanish, probably of Mozarabic origin; akin to Spanish caspicias, remainders, worthless things.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Spanish gazpacho. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Eating poorly made gazpacho is a bit like eating mediocre salsa, but this was one of the best renditions I've tasted.

    Restaurant Review: 1770 House (East Hampton, NY)

  • While we're at it, gazpacho is Spanish, not Mexican.

    recipe

  • We think that the Rose pairing for gazpacho is so good that it’s going to be our featured recipe in our next newsletter!

    Gazpacho: an impossible food-wine pairing?!? | Dr Vino's wine blog

  • Dining out: Eat lightly on the day before you plan to party; opt for cold soups such as gazpacho, and avoid rich foods.

    Valerie Orsoni: Weight Management: How to Handle Summer Weight Gain Traps

  • That is a gazpacho that isn't like watered down salsa--I'm not a big fan of that kind of gazpacho I was disappointed to see Mark Bittman do a column in the NY Times where he took a basic fresh salsa recipe--tomatoes, jalapenos, cilantro, onion, garlic--and then added some olive oil and cucumber and called it gazpacho.

    Archive 2005-08-01

  • He romps enthusiastically through classic dishes such as gazpacho, rabbit stew, salt-cooked fish and enough paella for a village of 500.

    Life and style | guardian.co.uk

  • The word "gazpacho" is thought to derive from the early Roman word "caspa," meaning remnants or fragments.

    News & Politics

  • She placed after Richard Wilson of Meadowdale PreK-8 tripped on one of the toughest words of the evening - "gazpacho," a Spanish-style soup not likely found on any school lunch menu.

    daytondailynews.com - News

  • His culinary transformation began in 1989, when he experimented with that most iconic of Spanish dishes, gazpacho.

    The Sorcerer’s Apprentices

  • In 2009, the very first family meal of the year was gazpacho strangely made with mayonnaise and grilled fish; the last was teriyaki ribs.

    The Sorcerer’s Apprentices

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