Cold Summer Soup

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Photo by Lori Dunn
Cool Blender Soup makes a light meal for lunch or dinner.
2 servings SERVINGS

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup water or almond milk
  • Juice of half a lemon (about 1-1/2 tablespoons)
  • 1 large cucumber, peeled and seeded
  • 1 large or 2 medium zucchini, peeled and seeded
  • 1 avocado, seeded
  • 2 tablespoons chopped onion
  • 1-1/2 cups fresh broccoli florets
  • 1 small tart apple, cored and sliced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon dill weed
  • 1 carrot, grated, optional
  • Handful of pumpkin seeds, optional

Directions

  • Place water, lemon juice and cucumber in blender. One at a time, add zucchini, avocado, onion, broccoli and apple, blending after each addition until smooth. Add salt and dill, and blend for a few seconds.
  • Pour into bowls for serving. Top with grated carrot and pumpkin seeds, if desired. Want more fresh, cool recipes? Visit Quick Summer Recipes.
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Cold summer soups are delicious, especially when you get to use home-grown vegetables in them.