Chilled Peach Soup with Greek Yogurt, Honey & Spices

Chilled Peach Soup with Ginger, Honey & Yogurt


Forget peaches 'n' cream. Go for this chilled soup, spiced up with ginger, honey and Greek yogurt. You'll want to use really high-quality monovarietal Greek honey to make this soup extra special. You can find a range as well as other artisinal Greek products at my online shop here, where you'll discover a host of lovingly curated Greek ingredients.

Ingredients

  • 4 large ripe peaches, peeled and chopped
  • 1 small yellow or red bell pepper finely diced
  • 3 fresh ripe apricots seeded and chopped
  • 1 tablespoon diced fresh ginger
  • 4 tablespoons Greek honey
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic or fig vinegar
  • 1 cup Greek yogurt
  • Salt to taste
  • Mint leaves for garnish
  • Greek honey for garnish
  • Pink peppercorns for garnish

Instructions

  1. Macerate the peaches, pepper, apricots, ginger, honey, salt, balsamic or fig vinegar, and half the yogurt in a bowl overnight, refrigerated.
  2. Transfer the contents to a blender or food processor and puree until smooth, adding the remaining yogurt and enough water to reach a velvety, silky consistency. Season to taste with salt and additional honey or vinegar. Refrigerate to chill, for about 1 hour.
  3. Pour the soup into shallow bowls and garnish with a drizzling of honey, fresh mint and a pinch of pink peppercorns.
  4. Note: You can also sprinkle a little Greek feta or manouri cheese on top, or serve with a dollop of Greek yogurt.
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