Summer Soups and Stews Recipes

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Rating: 4.37 stars
Wonderful cold soup full of fresh Mediterranean vegetables! Quick and easy.

Chilled Peach Soup

Rating: 4.52 stars
So tasty that people were actually scraping their bowls!

Garden Fresh Tomato Soup

Rating: 4.58 stars
A quick and easy recipe for real homemade tomato soup like no other you've had before.

Avocado Soup

Rating: 3.88 stars
Mmmm. This is a wonderful summer soup.

Swan's Summer Soup

Rating: 4.24 stars
This is a refreshing cold summer soup. Be sure to use the freshest and ripest ingredients for the best flavor. Serve with a loaf of crusty bread and a little bowl of a fruity extra virgin olive oil.

Spinach and Yogurt Soup

Rating: 4.45 stars
A good soup for a weekend lunch, accompanied by tuna sandwiches and crisp radishes! Yogurt gives the soup a tart accent.

Watermelon Soup

Rating: 4.61 stars
What could be better on a hot summer day than a cool soup made with fresh watermelon and mint?

Honeydew Blueberry Soup

Rating: 4.04 stars
A cold soup of honeydew and blueberries. Top with whipped topping, if desired.

Lithuanian Saltibarsciai (Cold Beet Soup)

Rating: 4.42 stars
This Lithuanian family recipe from the old country makes an awesome summer soup! Serve with warm Yukon Gold potatoes.

Southwest Corn Chowder

Rating: 4.1 stars
This corn chowder is made with plenty of fresh corn as well as tomatillos, hominy, and roasted red bell peppers. Serve with homemade cornbread and a salad. If you start the cornbread while the water is boiling, you can have dinner on the table in under an hour.

Chilled Cantaloupe Soup

Rating: 3.9 stars
Very refreshing fruit soup, served chilled. Great for luncheons. Garnish with mint if desired.

Tomatillo Soup

Rating: 4.5 stars
This is a great soup that can be spiced up or tamed down depending on your individual taste. Keep in mind that you if can not purchase fresh tomatillos at your local grocery store you can substitute with canned tomatillos, drained and chopped. Try garnishing with sour cream, as indicated in the recipe. Top with a leaf of cilantro.

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Green Gazpacho

Rating: Unrated
"DELICIOUS! This got me to write a recipe review for the first time. Absolutely loved every drop—so much so that I made it again right away!" – Jennifer

Chill Out Your Sizzling Summer With Refreshing Cold Soups

When it's too hot to cook, just break out the blender and whip up some cool and refreshing summer soups.

Chili I

Rating: 4.65 stars

Thick and spicy chili. Coffee and beer give this chili a unique and dynamite flavor. Garnish with shredded cheese and diced chile peppers.