Beyond Gazpacho: 8 Delicious Cold Soups (Slideshow)
June 25, 2014
These cold soups are healthy, easy to make, and full of flavor
This velvety summer soup is reminiscent of strawberries and whipped cream. Incorporating sour cream gives this strawberry soup a unique twist.
Avocados are a good source of heart-healthy fat. Enjoy them, paired with familiar flavors like citrus, cilantro, and cumin in this silky soup.
Cold Cucumber Noodle Soup
This cold noodle soup is heavily influenced by Asian flavors. Buckwheat noodles, seaweed-based broth, gochugaru, and sesame seeds work together to create cucumber umami bliss.
Asparagus Soup with Quail Eggs and Caviar
This chilled soup is far from ordinary. Though it involves a bit of cooking, the decadent quail egg and caviar topping more than make up for the work involved.
Cantaloupe and Mint
Because of their high water content, melons make some of the most refreshing summer soups. This cantaloupe soup, spiked with sweet white wine, might just be the perfect way to enjoy melon!
Curried Carrot and Coconut Milk
Curry powder and ginger make a brilliant compliment to the natural sweetness of carrots and cooked onions. For the best balance of flavor, be sure to use unsweetened coconut milk in this curried carrot soup.
Zucchini Soup with Curry and Mint
The addition of fresh mint takes this zucchini soup to the next level. Easily make this soup vegetarian by substituting vegetable stock for chicken stock.
Moroccan-Spiced Cold Tomato Soup
Cold tomato soup gets a makeover with the addition of North African spices and a touch of honey. Bright, fresh herbs like cilantro and parsley help round out this soup’s bold flavors.