6 Cool Summer Soups

Beat the summer heat with these delicious cold soup recipes

Cold Zucchini Soup with Curry & Mint

While summer inevitably approaches its end, hot days seem to be going strong. There are lots of ways to battle the heat: ice baths, short shorts, locking yourself in an air-conditioned closet, or just some old-fashioned skinny-dipping to name a few. While there is nothing wrong with these methods, there are easier and more practical means of conquering the heat.

Try making a meal out of it with a cool and hearty soup that will fill you up while cooling you down. There are tons of cold soup variations out there that are ideal for combatting sweltering days of summer. Here is a great list of cold soup recipes from across the web that will equip you with the means to fight back against the heat. 


Spicy Avocado Shooters

Use some fresh avocados to whip up this cool and creamy starter. Serve it as a starter or add some shrimp or crab meat for a delicious summer entrée. 



Two Melon Soup

A sweet blend of honeydew and cantaloupe topped with a salty bite of prosciutto will have you forget all about the pool of sweat you’re sitting in. 



Greek Chilled Cucumber Soup

Try this Mediterranean treat to fight off the heat like Zeus himself would. 



Gazpacho Italiano 

A hearty twist on the classic cold soup, this Italian-inspired rendition uses cooked pasta so you will be cool and full. 


Fresh Tomato Gazpacho

The perfect summer soup, tomato gazpacho is refreshing, easy to make, and a sure-fire summer crowd-pleaser. 



Cold Zucchini Soup with Curry & Mint

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Grab some of your favorite summer squash for this flavorful soup that combines refreshing mint with a punch of earthy curry.