Cold soup is one of our favorite summer dishes. From sweet peach to zesty gazpacho, these meals are at once slurpable and refreshing.
For cold-soup newcomers, one of our favorite Spanish recipes, gazpacho, is the ultimate chilled soup. Made with the ripest in-season tomatoes and cucumbers, this vegetarian classic soup hails from is thickened with bread and perked up with garlic and sherry vinegar. For a creative variation, try a white macadamia rendition topped with asparagus slices cured in a vinaigrette of honey, lime juice, cilantro, and serrano chile.
Beyond Spain, yogurt is used to thicken an array of cold soups around the world. It stars in our tangy spinach and chive soup topped with grilled scallions and a curried summer squash soup, which is kept extra cold by Thai basil-lime juice ice cubes. Keep cool this summer with this collection of our best cold soup recipes.