What Is Chocolate Gazpacho And How To Make It
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Do you ever miss having soup in summer? Since it’s hot, most people tend to skip to chilled food that can help them beat the heat. But, the Spanish Gazpacho is a cold soup that would not let you miss on having soup just because of the weather while also ensuring to keep you refreshed.

While you might have tried the classic tomato Gazpacho, have you tried giving it a twist with chocolate? Yes, even though traditional Gazpacho is made with tomatoes, cucumbers, or even fruits, you can convert it into a hearty dessert with the all-time favourite ingredient – chocolate. Read on to learn more about the twist on the Spanish dish and a recipe to try it at home.

What Is Chocolate Gazpacho?

Chocolate Gazpacho is nothing but a reimagined extension of the Spanish cold soup, Gazpacho. You might also call it cold chocolate soup. Thanks to its chilled profile, it is just perfect for summer. The Spanish summer classic is usually made with dark chocolate or cocoa powder, along with seasonal fruits, dry fruits, and nights. For a healthier version, people also blend in ingredients like garlic, peppers, and other vegetables that balance the earthy flavours of cocoa powder.

How To Make Chocolate Gazpacho At Home?


  1. 1/2 cup olive oil
  2. 3 tablespoons cocoa powder
  3. 1 cup cold water
  4. 1 onion
  5. 1 cup chopped cucumber
  6. 2 cloves garlic
  7. 1/4 cup bell pepper
  8. 1 tablespoon vinegar
  9. Ground pepper and salt to taste


  1. Finely chop onion, cucumber, garlic, and bell peppers. Transfer everything to a blender.
  2. Add cold water and blend to get a smooth consistency.
  3. Mix in olive oil, cocoa powder, and vinegar and blend again.
  4. Season with salt and pepper and refrigerate the chocolate gazpacho.
  5. Once chilled, serve after garnishing with chocolate shavings.