Chilled Summer Berry Bisque

Chilled Summer Berry Bisque

Chilled Summer Berry Bisque

Recipe provided courtesy of Taste of Home magazine.  Find more great recipes at


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. (This recipe is Diabetic Friendly!!)

           Arlene Knick                                                                Newport News, Virginia


Chilled Summer Berry Bisque Recipe

Chilled Summer Berry Bisque

4 ½ cups fresh or frozen blueberries, thawed, divided

1 cup unsweetened apple juice

1 cup orange juice

¼ cup honey

2 tsp. minced fresh gingerroot

1 tsp. grated orange peel

¼ tsp. ground cinnamon

1/8 tsp. ground nutmeg

2 cups (16 oz.) plain yogurt

Fresh mint leaves

In a large saucepan, combine 4 cups blueberries, apple juice, orange juice, honey, ginger, orange peel, 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.            8 servings


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