This is such a fun way to start out a meal! I think it is particularly tasty in the spring or summer. It is refreshing and delicious! We served this with our St. Patty's Day dinner.
(Photo Courtesy Confections of a Foodie Bride)
Cold Strawberry Soup
(Adapted from Cooks.com)
2 cups strawberries, chopped
1/2 cup sugar
1 tsp. finely grated orange peel
2 Tbsp orange juice
2 cups buttermilk
In saucepan combine berries, 1 1/2 cups water, sugar, orange juice and orange peel. Bring to a boil; simmer until thick, 15-20 minutes. Cool 30 minutes. Put in blender until smooth. Stir in buttermilk. Chill.