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Succulent Strawberry Soup

 Succulent Strawberry Soup
This creamy fruit soup makes a perfect summertime treat for family and friends. The strawberry base with a hint of orange appeals to all palates!
4 ServingsPrep: 30 min. + chilling

Ingredients

  • 2 quarts fresh strawberries, divided
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 5 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon grated orange peel
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • Fresh mint and additional strawberries, optional

Directions

  • Mash half of the strawberries with a potato masher or fork; set
  • aside.
  • In a blender, combine remaining strawberries, water, sugar, flour and
  • orange peel; process until smooth. Pour into a 2-qt. saucepan. Bring
  • to a boil over medium heat; boil for 2 minutes, stirring constantly.
  • Add mashed strawberries. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 10
  • minutes, stirring constantly. Chill for at least 1 hour.
  • Stir in cream. Cover and chill overnight. Serve with mint and
  • strawberries if desired. Yield: 4 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 cup) equals 360 calories, 23 g fat (14 g saturated fat), 82 mg cholesterol, 26 mg sodium, 39 g carbohydrate, 7 g fiber, 3 g protein.