Chilled Summer Fruit & Berry Gazpacho

July  3, 2011
4 Ratings
Author Notes

Here is a delicious, nutritious and refreshing soup for hot summer weather, which can be made in many fruit and berries variations and served with ice cream or any topping you like.

  • Serves 6 to 8
  • • 12 ounces fresh blueberries, washed and stems removed
  • • 12 ounces fresh raspberries
  • • 2 cups 100% grape juice (not from concentrate) + 1/2 cup Manischewitz Concord Grape Kosher wine
  • • 1/2 cup organic sugar
  • • 1/2 of a tablespoon fresh ginger finely grated on a microplane
  • • Juice of 1 lemon
  • • 1/2 cup freshly squeezed orange juice
  • • 2 cups fresh fruit and berries (apricots, pineapple, strawberries, and plums) chopped + about 10-12 whole blueberries and raspberries for garnish
  • • Fresh mint or basil, julienned
  • • 1/2 cup coconut cream + 1/2 cup whole-milk Greek yogurt +1 tablespoon superfine sugar or honey + 1 teaspoon orange zest, for serving
In This Recipe
  1. Whisk the coconut cream, yogurt and sugar or honey in a mixing bowl until well combined; stir in the orange zest, cover and refrigerate.
  2. In a blender combine raspberries, blueberries, ginger and sugar, process until almost smooth.
  3. Add grape, orange, lemon juices and the wine; process for about 2 more minutes, then strain through a fine-mesh sift , pressing on the solids with a wooden spoon to a large bowl or pitcher and refrigerate until very cold.
  4. To serve, ladle into bowls, garnish with the chopped fruit and a few whole berries. Top with the coconut cream -yogurt mixture and sprinkle with mint or basil. Add some more lemon juice right before serving to brighten the flavor.

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