Ajo blanco

Miriam's easy, chilled almond soup makes a refreshing starter and only has 4 ingredients for an authentic Spanish taste

  • Prep:5 mins
    Cook:5 mins
    plus cooling
  • Serves 6
  • Easy

Nutrition per serving

  • kcal 265
  • fat 25g
  • saturates 3g
  • carbs 2g
  • sugars 1g
  • fibre 0g
  • protein 8g
  • salt 0.8g


  • 200g blanched almonds
  • 50ml extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove (if you like garlic, try with 1 ½ cloves, but children may find it too strong)
  • 1 ½ tbsp red wine vinegar


  1. Blend the ingredients together with 350ml water and 1 tsp salt.

  2. Let the soup cool in the fridge for 1 hr or so, then serve with a drizzle of oil and some black pepper.

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