Gazpacho with Spicy Jerky and Crème Fraiche

Recipe is using House of Jerky jerky, the Best Jerky! Naturally!


  • 12 ea. small diced plum tomatoes
  • 1 cup (approximately 10-12 oz.  HOJ®) very small diced sweet & spicy beef jerky or natural (i.e.unflavored) beef jerky
  • 1 large red onion, small diced
  • 2 Tablespoons Sugar
  • 5 Tablespoons fresh Lime Juice
  • 4 Tablespoons chopped fresh Cilantro
  • 4 Tablespoons chopped fresh Mint
  • 2 cups fine chopped toasted Almonds
  • 6 cloves fine chopped Garlic
  • 1 cup XV olive oil
  • 8 cups cold water
  • Pepper and Kosher salt TT

For Garnish

  • 1/2 cup sliced toasted almonds
  • 2 cups crème fraiche

Combine all ingredients with exception of if you are not going to use the same day, reserve the chopped almonds and add 1/2 hour before service, almonds get too soggy overnight.

This tastes best slightly chilled

Garnish with liberal dollops of crème fraiche and sliced almonds

Serves 8-10 people

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