#DaliasKitchen | Easy Breezy Summer Soups

Summer, Soup, Summer Food, Healthy, Healthy Food, Recipes
Three quick and thick soups to be served cold over the hot summer months

Chickpea Paprika Soup

Serves 4

Prep & cook time: 20 minutes (plus refrigeration)

1 onion

2 garlic cloves, minced

2 cans chickpeas, rinsed and drained

1 tsp cumin

1 tsp paprika

1L vegetable stock

Salt and pepper to taste

1.      In a large pot, heat a little vegetable oil and cook the onions until translucent for a few minutes.

2.      Add the garlic, the chickpeas, cumin and paprika and cook for a minute until you add the stock.

3.      Bring everything to boil, reduce the heat, cover and simmer for 10 minutes.

4.      Using a blender, purée the soup until smooth, then season to taste.

5.      Serve hot or refrigerate to serve cold. Enjoy!

Sweet Potato, Feta & Tomato Soup

Serves 4

Prep & Cook Time: 20 minutes (plus refrigeration)

2 sweet potatoes, diced into small cubes

1 garlic clove, minced

1 onion, chopped

½ tsp white pepper

1L vegetable stock

Salt to taste

200g feta cheese

1 tomato, diced

Olive oil to drizzle

1.      In a large pot, heat a little vegetable oil and cook the onions until translucent for a few minutes.

2.      Add the garlic, pepper and the diced potatoes, and cook for a minute until you add the stock.

3.      Bring everything to boil, reduce the heat, cover and simmer for 10 minutes, or until the sweet potato is soft.

4.      Using a blender, purée the soup until smooth, season to taste.

5.      Serve hot or refrigerate to serve cold. 

Creamy Cucumber & Spinach Soup

Serves 4

Prep & Cook Time: 10 minutes (plus refrigeration)

8 cucumbers, peeled and cut

80g baby spinach

2 spring onions

1 garlic clove (optional)

200g labneh or sour cream

Pinch of sugar

Salt and pepper to taste

60ml olive oil

Serve with extra labneh or sour cream

1.      In a food blender, add all the ingredients except for the olive oil.

2.      Blend until smooth and season to taste.

3.      Add the olive oil, stir to combine, and refrigerate to serve cool.

4.      Serve with a dollop of labneh or sour cream. Delish!

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Summer, Soup, Summer Food, Healthy, Healthy Food, Recipes
Summer, Soup, Summer Food, Healthy, Healthy Food, Recipes