Beat The Heat With 6 Cold Soups This Summer
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What Are Cold Soups?  

Cold soups are perfect for hot summer days when you want something refreshing. Cold soups can be made with fruits, vegetables, dairy, or grains. Cold soups have lots of water, which helps the body stay hydrated. Your body loses water when you sweat on hot days. The water in soup replaces the water your body loses.   

Origin Of Cold Soup  

How did cold soup come to be? The classic cold soup, gazpacho, came from southern Spain and Portugal. People there started making gazpacho to beat the heat during hot summers. The chilled, raw veggies blended into the soup made for a refreshing break from stewed meats and warm soups. Gazpacho has tomatoes as the main ingredient, fruit soups made with berries or melons, vichyssoise made with potatoes and leeks, and yoghurt-based soups with cucumbers and herbs. The ingredients are usually blended and chilled before serving.  

Enjoy these 6 cold soups! They taste great and are super healthy. They help you feel energised and full too!  

Cold Cucumber Soup 

Cool and creamy soup, perfect for summer days! This easy, cold cucumber soup takes just minutes to make. Blend cucumbers, yoghurt, lemon juice, garlic, and spices in a blender until smooth. Add water if it's too thick. Pour it into a bowl. Chill the soup in the fridge for 1-2 hours until it is cold. Garnish with diced cucumbers, red peppers, and almonds before serving. So light and fresh! This could become your new favourite cold soup.  

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Chilled Creamy Tomato Basil Soup 

This tomato basil soup will help you beat the summer heat! Sweet, tangy orange juice is the secret ingredient that gives it a bright, lively flavour. Chop tomatoes, simmer, and blend them, and voila, a silky-smooth soup with a hint of cream and fresh basil garnish. Each spoonful is bursting with the sweetness of ripe tomatoes and summery citrus. This soup is guaranteed to be delightful!  

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Chilled Avocado Soup  

This creamy and vibrant soup is a perfect pick-me-up! Blend avocados, sour cream, cilantro, lime and Tabasco for a smooth, velvety texture. Then stir in chicken broth for a rich, flavourful base. Topped with fresh tomatoes and green onions, this soup is irresistibly good. Every spoonful is packed with bright, bold flavours that will awaken your taste buds.  

Chilled Pea Soup 

This chilled pea soup is the perfect refreshing spring dish! Grab frozen peas, stock, onions, garlic, and thyme from your kitchen. Sauté the onion and thyme, then blend with frozen peas and stock. Allow it to cool, blend until smooth and chill it in the refrigerator before serving this easy, tasty soup.  

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Chilled Greek Yoghurt Soup 

Cool down with this refreshing yoghurt soup. Whisk Greek yoghurt, olive oil, and milk till soupy. Squeeze excess moisture from grated cucumbers, then stir into yoghurt with dill, garlic, and spices. Chill for one hour or more. Before serving, stir in more milk, if needed. Top with mint. A squeeze of lemon brightens it up. Crunchy walnuts add sweetness.  

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Chilled Blueberry Soup  

Fresh blueberries star in this bright summer soup. Simmer blueberries with sugar and spices. Allow it to cool down and place it in the fridge. Blend with chilled yoghurt for a smooth, vivid purple puree. Serve the berry soup chilled.