Cold soup recipes are my favorite no-cook soup and they are perfect for enjoying in the heat of summer! Here are 10 of the best cold soup recipes for summer that are not only easy to make, but they're also refreshing and healthy, too! These cold soups are gluten free, many are vegan too.
Summer is here and it is HOT outside! Well, don't despair, because these chilled soups will cool you down. If you are a soup fanatic like we are, you will want to check out all of my gluten free soup recipes!
What is cold soup?
Cold soups are made with fresh fruits and vegetables. You don't cook these soups, making chilled soup perfect for hot summer days.
Ready to try out a cold soup recipe? I have to be honest....until I made this chilled watermelon soup recipe a couple of weeks ago, I had never tried a cold fruit soup.
Try one on my kids?? No way. I only got my kids to like hot soup last year and I didn't want to push my luck.
Well, that has changed. My kids inhaled this chilled watermelon soup, and I am ready to experiment with more chilled soup recipes. Are you ready to join me? All of these cold soups are gluten-free, many are vegan as well.
You will find chilled fruit soups, gazpacho loaded with vegetables, and other fun chilled vegetable soup recipes to try. These are healthy cold soups but nobody will know!
These summer soup recipes are perfect for those hot months when you need something cool and refreshing.
Here is a great round-up of soups that I think my kids will like. Click on these healthy soup choices to see how to make chilled soups, and let me know which you liked best :-).
Easy cold soup recipes:
I hope you love this roundup of easy cold soup recipes. There are sweet and savory soups included so experiment, have fun, and drop me a comment to let me know which you have tried, and which you like best :-).
What soups are traditionally served cold?
Borscht and gazpacho are the most traditional cold soups, but there are so many others including soups made with fruit like the pineapple soup below.
Are chilled soups cooked first?
Chilled soups are not cooked first in most cases. The beauty of chilled soups is they do not need cooking.
How long do cold soups keep fresh?
Cold soup should keep fresh up to 4 day if sealed in an air-tight container and stored in your refrigerator.
Can you freeze cold soup?
Because cold soups are made with fresh raw vegetables, it will freeze well, but when thawed, it will not taste as good.
- Cold soups are so easy if you have the right equipment! The key to chilled soup is to use a high-powered blender or Vitamix because these make your fruit or vegetables pureed.
- Sharp knives are essential to slice and dice the vegetables or fruits.
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