Cold Soup Recipes to Try This Summer

Cold Soup Recipes to Try This Summer

Summer is the season when you would love to relish cold dishes such as salads and desserts. The newest way to have cold dishes this summer is in the form of delicious and healthy cold soup recipes. This year, try out these delicious and nutritious cold soup recipes that chill!

Green Pea Soup

Very easy to prepare, this healthy soup is made with ingredients that are readily available in your kitchen.

green pea soup

Ingredients

Fresh peas 1 cup

Onion (finely chopped) 1

Garlic (few cloves, chopped) 1

Low fat milk ½ cup

Mint- a few sprigs

Salt to taste

Method of Preparation

1.Boil the peas and cool them. Preserve the water used for boiling.

2.Saute onions and garlic in a heavy-bottomed pan till soft and light brown. Add the peas and sauté for another 2-3 minutes. Cool and blend the mixture into a smooth puree.

3.Mix in salt and milk. Boil and then chill. Garnish with mint leaves and serve.

Cold Cucumber Soup

Cucumber, the season’s favorite vegetable and one of best cold soup recipes, comes with a new twist, in the form of this yummy cold soup.

cold cucumber soup

Ingredients

Cucumber (diced into cubes) 2 cups

Cucumber (finely chopped) ½ cup

Low fat milk ½ cup

Low fat yogurt ¼ cup

Low fat butter 2 tsp

Capsicum (finely chopped) 1 tbsp

Mint leaves- a few

Salt to taste

Black pepper to taste

Method of preparation

1.In a non-stick pan, cook the cucumber cubes I 1 ½ cup water on medium flame till it goes soft. Cool it completely.

2.Mix in milk, curd and salt and blend till smooth.

3.Heat butter in a non-stick pan and sauté the chopped cucumber and capsicum in it for 2 minutes.

4.Turn off the flame, add the cucumber mix and stir. Cool and chill in the fridge for half an hour.

5.Garnish with mint leaves and black pepper and serve chilled.

Chilled Beetroot Soup

A super-healthy soup with the goodness of beetroot, great in taste too!

chilled beetroot soup

Ingredients

Beetroot (boiled) 80 g

Sour cream 200 ml

Onion (chopped) ½ small

Unsalted butter- a spoonful

Lemon juice 2 tbsp

Cinnamon powder-a little

Ice (crushed)

Method of Preparation

1.Take the butter in a pan and sauté onions in it.

2.Mix it with sour cream, beetroot and lemon juice and blend to make a puree.

3.Add ice to the puree. Sprinkle cinnamon powder and garnish with sour cream. Serve.

Red Pepper Gazpacho

One of unique tasting cold soup recipes that will win you compliments from your guests. A Spanish original, it is tangy in taste and rich in health value.

Red pepper gazpacho

Ingredients

Red bell peppers (cored, deseeded, roasted and chopped) 5

Tomatoes (small) 2

Onion (diced) ½

Garlic (chopped) a few cloves

Olive oil ¼ cup

Orange juice ¼ cup

Lemon juice 2 tbsp

Vegetable stock ¾ cup

Orange zest (finely grated) 2 tbsp

Salt to taste

Pepper to taste

For Garnish

Spring Onions ½ cup

Lemon peel (grated) 2 tsp

Mint (Chopped) 2 tbsp

Method of Preparation

1.Combine the red bell peppers with onion, tomatoes and garlic and blend together.

2.Add vegetable stock, olive oil, orange juice, lemon juice, orange zest, salt and pepper. Puree together.

3.Chill and serve, after garnishing with spring onion, lemon peel and mint leaves.

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