Fruit soups offer an easy way to bring a splash of excitement into your summer meals. This light, refreshing strawberry soup is spiced with just a hint of cardamom, that makes for an exotic appetizer or a snack that you and your guests are sure to love.

The finished chilled strawberry soup. Photo: CC-snapzdcIngredients:
2 pints strawberries
2 cups plain yogurt or creme fraiche
1/2 cup orange juice
1 teaspoon lemon juice
1 squeeze of lime
1/2 cup white sugar
1/2 cup water
1/8 teaspoon ground cardamom
Fresh mint sprigs for garnish

Directions:
In a blender, combine the strawberries, yogurt or creme fraiche, orange, lemon and lime juice, sugar, water and cardamom.

Blend until well smooth. Chill and serve with mint sprigs as garnish.

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