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077

Cold Zucchini Soup

with Dill

 

Lunch

A light summer soup for lunch that can be prepared well in advance and has only little fat (2 fat token = 2% DV per serving).

Served

This cold fresh vegetable soup is delightful and refreshing. The tofu provides a light and creamy low-fat body for the raw zucchini and goes well with dill. Zucchinis are a plentiful vegetable during the summer and deserved this gustatory celebration.

 

Get in Advance:

 

1 big zucchini

1 large garlic clove, minced

cup no-fat soy milk

2 cups tofu sour cream

For Tofu sour cream (see recipe 070)

14oz pkg Nasoya Lite Firm Tofu

and other common ingredients

 

Have On Hand:

Bunch of fresh dill, chopped

Crisp bread

Ingredients

 

Recipe

(Adapted from and expanded to Esselstyn-Plant-Diet-like from Williams & Silverman, 1982, p96):

 

For 2 (generous)-to 3 Portion. Prep time: 30 min + 30-60 min cool down time in fridge

Low-Fat-Token (per regular portion as 1% DV): 2

 

Prepare Tofu Sour Cream (070)

Place in cup of Magic Bullet blender:

7oz tofu without liquid

1 tablespoon lemon juice

1 tablespoon cider vinegar

1 teaspoon agave nectar

teaspoon garlic powder

Blend to smooth creamy consistency and adjust if necessary with lemon juice. Place in fridge for settling

 

Prepare Zucchini soup

Wash zucchini and cut into thin slices

Mince the large garlic clove

Place into Blender

zucchini

sour cream

garlic

cup of no-fat soy milk

Puree and adjust to creamy consistency if required with additional lemon juice

Place into serving bowl and cool down before serving in fridge for 60 min

Serve

Chop fresh dill

Divide soup into bowls and garnish with plenty of dill

Serve with bread like crisp bead

 

Holds well in fridge overnight.

Workplace

Preparing the Black Beans

 

Tofu Sour Cream prepared

Cutting the zucchini

 

All ingredients ready for blending

 

Loading the blender

 

Ready for blending

 

Blended ingredients

 

Cutting the dill

Prepared

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