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Cool & Creamy Summer Soup…

on July 22, 2012

This is definitely one of those good for you, simple, healthy summer meals that you will want to try before fall sets in!  🙂

This idea came from one of our favorite local restaurants… of course we added and replaced a few things to twist it up a bit, but no matter what you do with this one… I don’t think it can go sideways.  🙂

Chop (not so perfectly) …

  • 1 cucumber
  • 1 green zucchini
  • 1 yellow zucchini
  • 6 tomatillos
  • 1 yellow pepper
  • 1 ‘spicier’ pepper of your choice (this time we used poblano)
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 1 package of soft, organic tofu

Chop all of the above and place in a bowl.

Drizzle a decent amount of good olive oil (about a quarter of a cup) and add a splash of apple cider vinegar.

Give it a toss and let all of this bathe in the fridge for at least four hours.

Remove the bowl from the fridge and add in…

  • 2 avocados
  • 1 cup of spinach
  • a generous pinch of basil and cilantro (stems included – LOTS of flavour in cilantro stems!)
  • juice of three limes
  • a pinch of S&P

You’ll want to process all of the ingredients together in a food processor or in a blender – either way, you’ll likely need to do it in batches.

In total, you want to add about three cups of water………………… so, if you divide your tofu and veggies into three, add one cup of water to each batch.

Whiz away and voila!  🙂

SO simple, SO healthy!

Refridgerate for a couple of hours and then share with your friends.  🙂

This recipe should give you about six servings…………… great starter for that summer dinner party on your deck!  Serve it cold with a little flat leaf parsley decorating the center of the bowl… YUM!

Happy, healthy eating y’all!

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One response to “Cool & Creamy Summer Soup…

  1. Sophie33 says:

    A delightful & refreshing soup , all green & beautiful!
    I think you will love my old cool soup too. Here is the link: http://sophiesfoodiefiles.wordpress.com/2010/07/16/sophies-chilled-melon-cucumber-soup-with-a-radish-minted-topping/

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