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Chilled Summer Berry Bisque

A blend of yogurt and spices thickens this cold blueberry soup and tempers the sweetness. It makes an attractive and healthy first course for a summer menu.—Arlene Knick, Newport News, Virginia
  • Total Time
    Prep: 20 min. + chilling
  • Makes
    8 servings

Ingredients

  • 4-1/2 cups fresh or frozen blueberries, thawed, divided
  • 1 cup unsweetened apple juice
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 2 teaspoons minced fresh gingerroot
  • 1 teaspoon grated orange zest
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 2 cups plain yogurt
  • Fresh mint leaves

Directions

  • In a large saucepan, combine 4 cups blueberries, apple juice, orange juice, honey, ginger, orange zest, cinnamon and nutmeg. Bring to a boil, stirring occasionally. Cool slightly.
  • In a blender, process blueberry mixture and yogurt in batches until smooth. Refrigerate until chilled. Just before serving, garnish with mint and remaining blueberries.
Nutrition Facts
3/4 cup: 145 calories, 2g fat (1g saturated fat), 8mg cholesterol, 30mg sodium, 30g carbohydrate (26g sugars, 2g fiber), 3g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 fruit.

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