SOUP OF THE MONTH

A spring-time blueberry soup recipe

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A bowl of blueberry soup is presented with a design made with vanilla yogurt.

Summer is just around the corner, and the heat is getting real. It’s the perfect time to try a new recipe to cool you down for the hot month of May. 

This quick and chilled blueberry soup recipe by Laura Yates from My Recipes is sure to keep you cool when you’re wishing for the weather to be cold again.

Culinary experts themselves rave about this recipe.

“Chilled soups are ideal for the hot days of summer,” says Dan from plattertalk.com. “You can serve them for a fancy dinner party or simply as a special treat for you and the one(s) you love. Please, do yourself a favor and dip your spoon into this blueberry soup recipe.  Taste the summer.”

Please, do yourself a favor and dip your spoon into this blueberry soup recipe.  Taste the summer.”

— Dan

This treat of a soup tastes like grape juice, but with blueberries. Because fruit is good any time of the day, it can be eaten for breakfast, lunch, and dinner if you’d like. Traditionally, this Swedish soup is warm, but refrigerating food has never hurt anybody.

Here are some reviews of this soup from epicurious.com: 

Delicious! Great for dessert or breakfast.” 

“Simply amazing! Delicious on a hot, summer day. Would definitely make it again.” 

“Fabulous flavor and simple to make.”

The taste of this blueberry treat will leave you feeling excited and always wanting more. 

4 cups fresh blueberries

1 cup orange juice

½ cup sugar

¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon

⅛ teaspoon salt

1 tablespoon lemon juice

1 pint half-and-half (Optional)

Instructions:  In a medium saucepan, bring the blueberries,orange juice,sugar,cinnamon, and salt to a boil over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat and slightly cool. Process the blueberry mixture and lemon juice in a blender until smooth, stopping to scrape down the sides. Cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.  Before serving, stir in half-and-half if desired to create a design.

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