Authentic Salmorejo Recipe

Authentic Salmorejo Recipe
















The Salmorejo is a family favorite in Spain, as it is as flavorful as it is hearty. Think of a cold tomato soup and made with tomatoes, premium olive oil and seasonings. Bread is a critical ingredient as well, as it thickens the sauce beautifully. Salmorejo is a dip, a starter and a crave-quenching meal that tastes like southern Spain, and you’ll love it, guaranteed!


Servings: 4 cups
Prep time: 20 minutes
Cooking time: 0 minutes
Total time: 20 minutes


  • 4 tomatoes
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 2 tbsp of 1881 Sherry Vinegar
  • 1/4 cup of 1881 Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1/2 baguette in small chunks, plus more bread for serving
  • Your favorite toppings. See notes.


  1. Blend the tomatoes and strain to remove the larger chunks, seeds and peel. 
  2. Return the strained tomato liquid to the blender and season with salt. Add the vinegar and the bread one chunk at a time. Blend until smooth and silky. 
  3. Add the olive oil into the blender while blending until the salmorejo turns orange. 
  4. Thicken with more bread if necessary.
  5. Refrigerate for one hour before serving. 
  6. Top your salmorejo with your favorite ingredients, including hard-boiled eggs, San Gabriel Serrano Ham or chorizo.
  7. Serve with toasted bread slices or bread sticks.


  • Make your Salmorejo gluten-Free by making it with gluten-free bread.
  • Salmorejo goes well with everything, from pizza to veggies. Salmorejo is a versatile dipping sauce that goes well with many toppings.
  • Salmorejo is a lovely standalone meal when topped with simple ingredients.
  • The key to the salmorejo is the Sherry vinegar and Olive Oil. The quality of these ingredients is critical.
  • Serve your salmorejo in hand-painted Antonio Artiz serving bowls to turn a meal into a memorable occasion. 

Nutritional information: 

  • Calories: 411
  • Fat 14.6 gr
  • Carbs 60 gr
  • Protein 12.4 gr


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