Red Pepper Curry Soup

raw soup

Raw soups are extravagantly delicious. You just have to have the right recipe and everything will work out just fine. Here is a soup I found at The Sunny Raw Kitchen and it is absolutely delicious! And I am not the only one who thinks that. My mother and sister in-law have both tried it and of course Sashenka and they all agree that this is very tasty. I tweaked it a bit by adding some chopped ingredients on the top because Sashenka likes some texture in his soups and does not like them to be puree-like. In addition, I used pecans as sprinkles and walnuts in the soup itself. Oh and I did not have fresh basil and used dried instead. The soup would taste divine with fresh basil! Can’t wait till spring! Hope you enjoy!

Serves 3

1 ½ large red or yellow bell pepper
1 apple, peeled
1 small avocado or ½ large one
½ cup basil leaves
¼ cup walnuts
1 green onion
1 clove garlic
1 tablespoon curry powder, or to taste
Salt, to taste
Dash cayenne
2 cups water, or until desired consistency is reached
A few pecans for toping

Save some chopped pieces of veggies and the pecans and blend the rest of the ingredients until smooth. Top with pecans and chopped veggies. Serve!

A delicious raw soup

 

Raw soups are super easy to make and are extremely healthy for you. But in the past when I tried to make raw soups they never tasted great and I was always disappointed. Lately I have been trying to incorporate more fresh (raw) foods into our diet and decided to give raw soups another try. I found this recipe online and decided to try it because of the simple ingredients that I had all on hand. This time I was not disappointed and it tasted great! Sashenka loved it and surprisingly so did my belle-mère (mother in law sounds prettier in French then it does in Russian or English, meaning ‘beautiful mother’). This soup had a lot of flavor and tasted great being room temp. Hope you enjoy it as much as we did!

Serves 2

½ head spinach leaves, washed
½ cucumber, peeled
1 tomato, in wedges
¼ cup water
1 avocado
1 clove garlic
2 tablespoons nama shoyu or soy sauce
½ teaspoon sea salt
dash cayenne pepper
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1 tablespoon olive oil

Blend all ingredients until smooth.  Bon appétit!