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30 Soups to Keep You Cool This Summer


As temperatures rise, the word "soup" doesn't need to make you break into a sweat.  Let these 30 deliciously chill soups keep you cool.

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Gazpacho is the ultimate summer soup: it's cold, extremely flavorful, and makes good use of the abundance of produce available this time of year.  This recipe is a great starting point and can be easily customized: amp up the spice, top it with your choice of grilled protein, or toss in whatever summer vegetables you have in the fridge or garden!

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Combine summer zucchini with leftover mashed potatoes for a delicious, savory treat!


  • 5 Potatoes
  • 1.5 Cup shredded zucchini
  • 3/4 Cup shredded cheese
  • 3/ Cup milk
  • 1/3 Cup coriander, chopped
  • 1/3 Cup basil, chopped
  • Parmesan, to sprinkle
  • Salt and pepper, to season


  1. Chop the potatoes in half, boil until very tender and drain.
  2. In a bowl, combine the potatoes and zucchini. Add the grated cheese, milk, coriander, basil, salt and pepper, and mix thoroughly. 
  3. On a baking tray, spoon out the zucchini-potato mixture and form into balls. 
  4. Sprinkle with Parmesan and grated cheese, and bake at 350°F for 15 minutes.
  5. When golden, remove from oven... and enjoy!

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