garden lover's soup

★★★★★ 1 Review
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By Margaret Madill
from Kanata, ON

A bowl full of garden veggies brimming with healthy nutrients. This is a no-cook recipe which is a perfect way to keep cool on a hot summer's day. Substitutions: replace vegetable broth with chicken broth, or use sour cream instead of salsa,

★★★★★ 1 Review
serves 4
prep time 20 Min

Ingredients For garden lover's soup

  • 1/4 c
    carrot, shredded
  • 1/2 c
    cucumber, peeled, chopped
  • 2 md
    avocados, peeled, chopped
  • 1/4 c
    onion, chopped
  • 1 - 2 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 2 can
    vegetable broth, divided
  • 2 - 3 dash
    bottled hot pepper sauce
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    paprika
  • 4 Tbsp
    salsa, tomato-based
  • 2 sprig
    chives, chopped

How To Make garden lover's soup

  • 1
    In a food processor, combine carrots, cucumber, avocado, onion, garlic & 1 can of vegetable broth. Blend till smooth.
  • 2
    Add remaining can of vegetable broth & hot pepper sauce. Blend till smooth.
  • 3
    Pour into a large bowl & cover with plastic wrap.
  • 4
    Chill soup in fridge for at least 1 hour. At same time, chill 4 soup bowls.
  • 5
    To serve, ladle chilled soup into chilled soup bowls.
  • 6
    Carefully spoon 1 Tbsp of salsa into top centre of each bowl of soup
  • 7
    Sprinkle chopped chives onto soup to decorate.
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