Creamy Chilled Asparagus Pea Soup
On a warm day, chilled soup is a good option. One of the best chilled soups I ever enjoyed at a restaurant was a creamy asparagus pea soup. I am sure it contained lots of dairy, but it was so flavorful and tasted like spring. I recreated a vegan version free of dairy and gluten that is so simple to make, you can have it ready in 5 minutes; it requires no cooking too. I use heart healthy avocado to make it creamy in place of the dairy, and you would never know; it is so silky. This would be wonderful with some salad on the side for a light spring/summer dinner.
Author: Amy Lyons O’Neil
Amy has worked for Fresh and Natural Foods since 2006 contributing to the variety of healthful foods we offer. She graduated with a degree in studio art from Bethel University in 2007, but in her senior year of college, found that her passion was with the art of food. She later used her photography and culinary skills to create a vegan food and recipe blog, Fragrant Vanilla Cake. She has also written 3 cookbooks. She specializes in vegan and vegetarian recipes. Local, fresh and organic food has always been her focus in whatever she creates.
In a high speed blender, combine all ingredients and blend until smooth (adding more water if too thick). Serve chilled.
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- Allergen Friendly
- Heart Healthy
- Side Dish