Learning Spanish for beginners is an amazing challenge!

Learning Spanish for beginners means looking for as many opportunities as possible to practice the language.

Even in your everyday life, you can always find ways to use your Spanish and improve it.

For example, why don’t you cook a typical Spanish dish?

If you do, follow the recipe in Spanish: it is not only a great exercise, but also good fun!

You should start with one of the most famous Spanish recipes: the gazpacho!

What ingredients do you need?

1/2 kilo de tomate maduro –> 1/2 kg of ripe tomatoes

1/2 pimiento verde –> 1/2 green pepper

1 diente de ajo –> 1 clove of garlic

1/2 pepino –> 1/2 cucumber

1 dl de aceite de oliva –> 1 dl of olive oil

4 cucharadas de vinagre de vino –> 4 tablespoons of vinegar

1 rebanada de pan bianco –> 1 slice of white bread

sal fina –> fine salt

And now, let’s see how to make it!

Escalda y pela los tomates e introduce en el vaso de la batidora.

Blanch and peel the tomatoes and put them in the blender.

Añade el pepino pelado y troceado, el pimiento, el ajo y el pan remojado en agua.

Add the cucumber peeled and chopped, the pepper, the garlic and the bread soaked in water.

Tritura durante y añade la sal, el vinagre y el aceite.

Blend for a while and add salt, vinegar and oil.

Pasa por chino a una sopera y deja enfriar durante una hora.

Pour through a sieve into a soupdish and then cool it down for an hour.

Sirve el gazpacho en tazas individuales acompañando con una guarnición de dados de pan, de pepino, de cebolla, de tomate y de huevo duro.

Serve the gazpacho in individual bowls garnishing it with cubes of bread, cucumber, onion, tomato and hard-boiled egg.

Easy, isn’t it?

And if you want to practice more, enjoy our Spanish resources.

 

Also, you can watch our lovely video tutorials here!


 

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