Chilled soups are wonderful to beat the heat this summer. It’s also one of the best ways to add more detox foods in your diet. Chilled soups are full of healthy raw vegetables, are easy to prepare and offers a refreshing change for summer lunches. Rich in antioxidants and in enzymes, those delicious soups will help your body to detox naturally. Click on every pages above or below to see all the different recipes.
Tomato-Cucumber Soup With Basil
Adapted from Martha Rose Shulman
- 4 Lebanese cucumbers, coarsely chopped
- 1 1/2 pounds ripe tomatoes, quartered
- 2 slices red onion
- 2 large garlic cloves, halved, green germs removed
- 2 tbsp balsamic vinegar
- 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
- Salt to taste
- silvered fresh basil leaves
Working in two batches, blend all the ingredients except the basil leaves in a blender for two minutes or longer until smooth and frothy. Transfer to a bowl or container and chill for at least two hours before eating. Garnish each bowl or glass with silvered basil leaves.