Chilled soups are a refreshing appetizer or dessert for any summer meal.
Aromatic smoked salmon has a ham-like texture and contrasts deliciously well with the chilled gazpacho. Preparation takes moments and can be done in advance. Serve with Melba toast. Try the Green Gazpacho With Smoked Salmon recipe.
A blend of yogurt and spices thickens this cold blueberry soup and tempers the sweetness. It makes an attractive and healthy first course for a summer meal.
Try the Chilled Summer Berry Bisque recipe.
The creamy texture of the avocado marries very well with the cucumber and citrus juices in this summer soup recipe. Make the Chilled Avocado and Cucumber Soup recipe.
Cool off with the creamy taste of this chilled soup topped with toasted almonds to add some crunch. Try the Chilled Peach Soup recipe.
Fresh fruit soups can be prepared ahead and are light and cooling on a hot summer’s day. Serve with grissini (Italian bread sticks) for a light lunch. Make the Chilled Melon Soup With Shrimp and Avocado recipe.