Strawberries are at their peak in Florida and there is no resisting using fresh ripe strawberries to create a light summer soup.
This chilled strawberry soup is a snap to prepare by combining the strawberries, yogurt, orange juice and vanilla extract in your blender. With a dollop of whipped toping and mint sprigs, you can call this soup simple and elegant.
Chilled Strawberry Soup
Recipe from Food Network
2 cups hulled and sliced fresh strawberries or (thawed) frozen strawberries
1 cup orange juice
1 cup vanilla yogurt
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
Whipped topping, as needed
Fresh mint sprigs, optional
In a blender, combine all the ingredients but the whipped topping and mint and process until smooth. Ladle the soup into bowls and top with a dollop of whipped topping. Garnish with mint, if desired.