This is a summer dream. It's the prettiest color (try to use the ripest deep red berries)and can be served as a soup or thinned and served in a crystal goblet. I made a half recipe and there was lots for two. The cooking time is chill time.
- Wash and stem berries.
- Place ingredients in food processor or blender and puree until smooth.
- Chill and serve with a small dollop of yogurt and a mint sprig as garnish.
- *It can be further enhanced with a shot of Grand Marnier or a couple ounces of sweet champagne.
We liked this a lot. My Dh looked oddly at me when I asked him to put it in a bowl and top it with the yogurt I handed to him. But it was really good. It is february in Michigan so I didn't have great strawberries, I did add a tablespoon or so of sugar. Serving it as a soup also got my girls to eat some.
THIS IS A GREAT CHILLED SOUP! I used very nicely ripe berries in this recipe, as well as a large, very sweet navel orange, & that added all the sweetness I needed. Sure you can drink it (a lot of regular soups you can drink, too), but this presents very well as a chilled fruit soup! Thanks for sharing a great recipe! [Tagged, made & reviewed in the current Comfort Cafe for my theme Soup ~ Seconds, Anyone?]
We really enjoyed this. I misread the directions and used plain yogurt, but I think it was still very good. A great snack to have around the house when you want something filling, but delicious. Thanks!