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A Bowl of Mango Sunshine

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A Bowl Of Mango Sunshine by ChezSuzanne

WHO: ChezSuzanne is a lifelong food lover who teaches cooking classes in San Francisco.
WHAT: A refreshing cold soup that balances fruity and spicy flavors -- perfect for summer.
HOW: If you can push the button on a blender, you can make this soup! The ingredients whizz together in no time.
WHY WE LOVE IT: Sweet, tangy, and creamy, this make-ahead soup is perfect for summer entertaining and lazy, hot afternoons alike.

A Bowl Of Mango Sunshine by ChezSuzanne

WHO: ChezSuzanne is a lifelong food lover who teaches cooking classes in San Francisco.
WHAT: A refreshing cold soup that balances fruity and spicy flavors -- perfect for summer.
HOW: If you can push the button on a blender, you can make this soup! The ingredients whizz together in no time.
WHY WE LOVE IT: Sweet, tangy, and creamy, this make-ahead soup is perfect for summer entertaining and lazy, hot afternoons alike.

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Nice and simple: lime, yogurt and coconut milk, mango, hot pepper (we used a jalapeno, but ChezSuzanne calls for a serrano), mint, and honey.

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With the mint chopped, it's time to face the pepper. Lopping off the bottom makes it easier to cut later.

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Merrill is a pro -- those matchsticks are all the same size.

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And then she turns them 90 degrees to cut a dice. Next!

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You don't need too much lime juice, but it makes a world of difference in flavor.

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On to the mangoes: a sharp peeler is essential when peeling super-ripe fruit.

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Amanda deftly slices the mango down to the seed...

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...And then Merrill makes quick work of the cubing itself. Be sure to save some to use as a garnish!

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The creamy good stuff -- milk, coconut milk, and yogurt -- goes into the food processor along with the honey.

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After tossing in the mint, Amanda measures out the freshly-squeezed lime juice.

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Don't forget to add the mango! You might have trouble making mango sunshine without it.

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The peppers go in last, along with a big pinch of salt.

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Amanda takes her responsibility for pureeing the soup very, very seriously.

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And that's it -- this bowl of sunshine is ready for digging in.

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over 2 years ago sexyLAMBCHOPx

Click on the recipe title highlighted in purple.

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over 2 years ago skooj

Thanks, but when I click on the recipe title highlighted in purple, I get nothing. I did try the little link on the left that says "jump to the recipe". That works. But I believe the other one you mentioned should work as well. Oh, well.

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over 2 years ago skooj

Am I missing something? Where is the recipe?