*  Exported from  MasterCook Mac  *
 
                           Summer Strawberry Soup
 
 Recipe By     : Yankee Magazine - 6/96
 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Soups and Stews                  Fruits
                 Low Fat
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1      qt            fresh strawberries -- hulled
    2      c             water
      1/2  c             buttermilk
      1/2  c             fresh orange juice
                         juice of 2 lemons
    1      tbsp          chopped fresh mint
      1/4  c             brown sugar -- optional
    5      tbsps         plain yogurt
                         mint sprigs -- for garnish
 
 In a stainless-steel or enameled saucepan, combine everytning but the 
 yogurt and the mint garnish.  Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer 
 gently for 10 minutes.  Cool slightly, then puree in a blender or food 
 processor, and chill thoroughly.  Before serving, swirl 1 tbsp yogurt 
 through each portion and garnish with mint sprigs.
 
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 Per serving: 115 Calories; 1g Fat (11% calories from fat); 3g Protein; 
 24g Carbohydrate; 4mg Cholesterol; 33mg Sodium
 
 NOTES : Orange and mint enhance this smooth appetizer.