Garlic Soup with Grapes - Ajo Blanco con Uvas

Garlic Soup with Grapes - Ajo Blanco con Uvas


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This cold Spanish soup, Ajo Blanco con Uvas, is perfect in summer. Fresh almonds, just out of their shells, are traditionally used. This version uses ground almonds.


Serves: 6 

  • 2 tablespoons (15g) ground almonds
  • 60g toasted breadcrumbs
  • 5 cloves garlic
  • sea salt to taste
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon white wine vinegar
  • 500ml water
  • 6 cubes ice
  • 500g seedless green grapes, peeled

Preparation:30min  ›  Ready in:30min 

  1. Pound almonds, breadcrumbs, garlic and salt together in a mortar to form a paste.
  2. Gradually mix in oil. Stir in vinegar.
  3. Place mixture in a tureen. Stir in water, ice and grapes. Let rest in a cool place 30 minutes before serving.

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Very nice, refreshing soup. Definately a pleasant surprise. If you like almonds, this is quite tasty. - 29 Sep 2008

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