When it's cold outside, hot soup warms you up so chilled fruit soups make perfect sense in the summer, cooling your body when the sun beats down. Use this soup as a dessert, an appetizer or a really special way to start off breakfast.

Chilled Peach Soup

When it’s cold outside, hot soup warms you up so chilled fruit soups make perfect sense in the summer, cooling your body when the sun beats down. Use this soup as a dessert, an appetizer or a really special way to start off breakfast.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound fresh peaches
  • 1 cup yogurt or buttermilk
  • 2 teaspoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1/8 teaspoon almond extract
  • 4 tablespoons sliced almonds
  • Sprigs of fresh mint

Directions

Place the peaches, yogurt, lemon juice and almond extract in a food processor or blender. Process until smooth. Refrigerate until chilled, about 2 hours. Divide between chilled soup bowls, garnish with almonds and mint, and serve immediately.

Makes 4 servings.