Rating: 4.5 stars
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  • 4 star values: 3
  • 5 star values: 2
Julianna Grimes
Recipe by Cooking Light August 2014

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Credit: Randy Mayor; Styling: Lindsey Lower

Recipe Summary

Yield:
Serves 6
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Combine first 10 ingredients in a blender; blend until smooth.

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  • Place 3/4 cup soup in each of 6 bowls. Top evenly with yogurt and basil leaves.

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  • Berry-Balsamic: Omit lemon juice, green onion, and garlic. Increase pepper to 3/4 teaspoon. Add 2 tablespoons white balsamic vinegar and 1 cup quartered strawberries to mixture in blender. Blend until very smooth. Top each serving with 1 teaspoon yogurt, 1 tablespoon sliced strawberries, and cracked black pepper. SERVES 6 CALORIES 91; FAT 8g (sat 7g); SODIUM 236mg

  • Tomato-Melon: Omit basil, red tomatoes, green onion, and garlic. Add 2 cups cubed honeydew melon, 1/2 cup fresh mint leaves, and 3 large yellow beefsteak tomatoes, quartered, to mixture in blender. Blend until very smooth. Top each serving with 1 teaspoon yogurt, 1 tablespoon diced honeydew melon, and fresh mint leaves. SERVES 6 CALORIES 99; FAT 8g (sat 7g); SODIUM 247mg

Chef's Notes

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Nutrition Facts

78 calories; fat 4.8g; saturated fat 0.7g; mono fat 3.3g; poly fat 0.5g; protein 2g; carbohydrates 7g; fiber 1g; cholesterol 1mg; iron 0mg; sodium 236mg; calcium 55mg.
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